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Description: Sandhill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 31 October 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 250615
OS Grid Reference: SU2297489588
OS Grid Coordinates: 422974, 189588
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6047, -1.6697
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1. SHRIVENHAM HIGHWORTH ROAD
SU 28 NW 4/69
C18 rebuilding of an earlier house, a gabled rubble stone section of which survives to
the rear, with a Tudor Gothic addition similar in style to Beckett Hall dated 1841
beneath its central gable. The C18 rebuilt range is of brick with a gabled machine
tiled roof and 2 brick stacks. The C19 wing is of coursed and squared rubble stone
with stone dressings and a gabled stone tiled roof with 2 tall stone stacks with
paired polygonal chimneys. The 2 sections form a T shaped plan. C18 range of
2 storeys, 7 bays with 2 light, 8 pane casements to upper floor and 2 light, 3 pane
casements to lower floor. C19 addition of 2 storeys and attic, 3 bays. W front of
3 light cross mullion windows with small panes under dripstones either side of a
central projecting gabled bay with a plank and batten door under a Tudor arch and
above the 1st floor window, a datestone and coat of arms. The gable, matching
2 others to the N and S ends has kneelers and a central finial. The S end has a
projecting bay window to the ground floor. A thick growth of Virginia creeper covers
the W front.
Listing NGR: SU2297489588
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Source: English Heritage
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