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Upper Througham Farmhouse, Bisley-with-Lypiatt

Description: Upper Througham Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132679

OS Grid Reference: SO9206008125
OS Grid Coordinates: 392060, 208125
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7717, -2.1165

Location: Bisley, Gloucestershire GL6 7HG

Locality: Bisley-with-Lypiatt
Local Authority: Stroud District Council
County: Gloucestershire
Country: England
Postcode: GL6 7HG

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Listing Text


5/120 Upper Througham Farmhouse



Large detached farmhouse. Early C17; altered early-mid C18;
c1920 and 1972 alterations. Ashlar and random rubble limestone;
ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-storey with attic and
cellar; lower 2-storey part to east. South side: mixed
fenestration, parapet gable in ashlar to left with two C20 restored
2-light chamfered mullioned casements to ground floor; continuous
drip course above. Enlarged 2-light to upper floor, 2-light to
attic, both with hoodmoulds. Single cavetto moulded attic light.
Parapet gabled 2-storey porch to right, chamfered door opening
having pointed stops, hoodmould over; single-light casement
above. Range continuing to right has eaves raised in C18, C20
restored and altered mullioned fenestration. Three ridge-mounted
chimneys with moulded or chamfered caps. Lower part to right is
mid-late C17 with central parapet gable. C20 fenestration to
ground and upper floors; attic 2-light with hoodmould in gable
apex. Attached outbuilding has 3 rows of pigeon holes below eaves.
Parapet gabled east end of mid-late C17 addition with chimney
having paired shafts. Three rows of pigeon holes to east parapet
gable end of outbuilding with C20 upper floor 2-light casement.
North side: scattered fenestration. Single parapet gable to
right with single-window fenestration below, 3-light to ground
floor below continuous drip course, 2-light to upper floor and
attic both with hoodmoulds, all cavetto mullioned. Three further
upper floor 2-light casements with hoodmoulds, one later casement
inserted at lower level. Eaves-level of roof raised to this part;
gabled dormer with 2-light casement. Doorway to right has plank
door and 2-light leaded light above; doorway to left now blocked.
Two small cellar single-light windows and later 2-light inserted
between. Two 2-light casements to lower part of range to left;
gabled roof dormer with leaded casement.
Interior: one room has Jacobean plaster ceiling. Early C18 dog
leg staircase with 3 turned balusters per tread; ramped moulded
handrail. Upper Througham was owned by Smart family in C17, the
Jacobean ceiling being somewhat similar to that at Soloman's Court
(N.M. Herbert, 'Bisley' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976, pp 4-40; and
M.A. Rudd, Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, 1937)

Listing NGR: SO9206008125

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Source: English Heritage

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