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Description: Twyning Farm Including Walled Garden and Dairy
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134563
OS Grid Reference: SO8857435638
OS Grid Coordinates: 388574, 235638
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0190, -2.1679
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SO 83 NE TWYNING OWL'S END LANE
1/155 Twyning Farm including
walled garden and dairy
Detached house. Early C18 with later C18 and C19 extensions.
Brick with a red tile roof and brick stacks. Rectangular main body
with slightly later extension to right gable end, linked via wall
to dairy. Later extension parallel to main body at rear. Wall to
walled garden runs forwards from the dairy building to an open-
fronted store then returns across the front of the house returning
west towards a small square outbuilding then back to the house.
Main body; 2 storeys and attic. Three-bay garden front. Two 16-
pane sashes to the first floor with gauged brick heads and fluted
keystones. Two tripartite 2-pane sashes to the ground floor,
flanking a central 6-panel door with the upper four panels now
glazed. Fanlight under an open triangular pediment supported by
engaged Doric columns. Band between floors. Limestone modillion
cornice below a deep parapet. Extension parallel to main body at
rear. Sash windows within segmental-headed surrounds and 2 and 3-
light casements. C19 six-panelled door up 5 stone steps with
fanlight (now painted over) and a projecting shallow gabled canopy
supported on corbels. Band between ground and first floors of bay
to right of door which also has a wooden modillion cornice. Brick
dentils to bay to the left of the central entrance bay. Axial and
projecting stacks to main body and extensions including a pair of
diagonal stacks. Interior of house not inspected.
Dairy. C18. Brick (no roof at time of resurvey April 1986).
Rectangular plan linked to the main body via a wall. Two storeys
and cellar. Band between floors. Wall facing onto the lane has a
segmental-headed window to the ground floor, 3-light wood casement
with a transom above. Remnants of an extension possibly containing
an oven at the east gable end. Steps down to cellar at the
opposite end. Plank pitching door. Interior contains the original
slate slabs on brick supports. One shallow slate trough, possibly
for salting. Walled garden. C18. Wall is c2m in height and is
ramped downwards in front of the house where it has a cast-iron
railing. Triangular brick coping to wall.
Listing NGR: SO8857435638
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Source: English Heritage
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