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Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150090
OS Grid Reference: SO4881562620
OS Grid Coordinates: 348815, 262620
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2594, -2.7513
SO 4863 LUSTON CP MAIN STREET (east side)
12/68 Lustonbury (formerly
listed as Bury
Farmhouse. Possibly C15, remodelled late C17 with some early C19 altera-
tions, restored 1980's. Timber with rendered and painted brick infill
on a rubble plinth, partially rendered with tile roof. U-plan, the main
range aligned north/south possibly C15, the south cross-wing extending to
the west of C17. At the north end a single-bay wing projects to the east.
Against north end of main range there is a C19 lean-to which incorporates
one wall of an earlier cross-wing. Two main stacks, one in centre of south
wing, the other towards the north end of the main range, both with linked
diamond-plan brick shafts. West front rendered. Central main range of one
storey with attic, lit by a gabled dormer, on the ground floor a 3-light
casement to left, entrance to right with gabled tiled canopy and C17 ledged
and boarded door. Left-hand projecting wing of two storeys with a 3-light
casement to each floor. Right-hand wing of two storeys with attic lit by
a 3-light casement, a 2-light casement to first floor and a 3-light casement
below. Bargeboards to gable are dentilled, and there is a finial. The east
gable of this wing is similarly detailed with a blocked window which has
original moulded mullions. Framing: hall range of three square panels high,
south cross-wing four rectangular panels with a gable-end truss which has
two collars and multiple struts, with V-struts in the apex and trenched
purlins. Interior of main range has hints of a smoke-blacked roof, indicating
an open hall. Close-studded wall of former cross-wing survives inside C19
lean-to at north end. Main stack in this range has an inglenook on each side
the northern mantel beam truncated in C19 for the bread oven. Stack in south
wing has four fireplaces, each with a simply moulded stone surround of C17.
The adjoining staircase has an octagonal central newel and solid treads.
The adjoining barn (qv) and cart shed (qv) are known as Bury Farm. (RCHM,
3, p 140, no 23).
Listing NGR: SO4881562620
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