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Description: Wells Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 October 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 246478
OS Grid Reference: SP6201200839
OS Grid Coordinates: 462012, 200839
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7029, -1.1040
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SP 6200 LITTLE MILTON GORE STREET
14/81 Wells Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Late C17; front altered c.1800. Limestone rubble with
brick dressings; plain-tile roof with brick stacks on stone bases. Central
staircase plan plus single-unit range. Main range has symmetrical 3-window
front with 4-pane (formerly 16-pane) sashes, 3-course brick quoins to
openings, segmental arches on ground floor, and a moulded timber eaves-cove of
c.1700. C20 stone porch. Projecting stone breast with diagonal stacks on left
gable wall and clustered stacks to right. Low irregular range to right with 3-
light casement under brick segmental arch and a horizontal sash above, both
with brick quoins. Rear of main range has remains of leaded cross-windows, a
central stair window of 3 small lights in an ovolo-mou ded wood frame, and
2 roof dormers. Interior: Main range has dog-leg stair rising to attics with
heavy turned balusters, some elaborately moulded beams, moulded wood coves to
2 bedrooms and 2 heavy roof-trusses. Massive stack between ranges flanked by
secondary winder stair rising from single unit may be earlier.
Listing NGR: SP6201200841
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Source: English Heritage
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