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Description: The Old House
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 133016
OS Grid Reference: SO8655501604
OS Grid Coordinates: 386555, 201604
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7130, -2.1960
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SO 8601-8701 MINCHINHAMPTON BURLEIGH
16/225 The Old House
Detached house. Early C17, enlarged late c17; c1880 alterations.
Random rubble limestone; ashlar chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey with attic; single-storey with attic rear range forming L-
plan. North front: 2 full gables to late c17 range, single-window
fenestration below each gable with additional off-centre windows.
Generally ovolo-moulded mullioned casements with continuous
dripcourse, 4, 3,and 2-light with 2-light in each gable having
hoodmould. Projecting chimney to east end with paired diagonal
shafts and moulded combined cap. West side: single-window
fenestration to upper floors of late c17 range, both reduced by one
light. Earlier range to left has full parapet gable with 3-light
recessed chamfered attic casement with hoodmould, early C20 canted
flat-roofed bay window to ground floor below, mullioned casements;
bay flanked by buttresses. Two casements to right: 2-light in
former door position, 3-light recessed cavetto mullioned casement
beyond. Late C19 eaves-mounted gabled dormer with small-pane
casement. Paired shafts to large central chimney. South end:
parapet-gabled end with off-centre C19 chimney. Two-light recessed
cavetto mullioned upper floor casement with hoodmould, small
blocked opening above. Projecting stone rainwater chute to right.
Early-mid C18 addition to right with 2-light ground floor casement,
3-light above, both chamfered mullioned; raking buttress to right.
Interior: contemporary dog-leg staircase in front range with
turned balusters. Stone fireplace on upper floor has moulded
architraves and cornice mantelshelf. Pointed chamfer stops to
beams. Some original door frames. Extended collar roof structure.
Very large chimney stack in earlier range, possibly incorporating
spiral stair. The major farmhouse in this part of Burleigh, now
Listing NGR: SO8655501604
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Source: English Heritage
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