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Description: Lyneham Farmhouse and Attached Farmbuildings
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254064
OS Grid Reference: SP2795020486
OS Grid Coordinates: 427950, 220486
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8822, -1.5953
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LYNEHAM HIGH STREET
SP 22 SE (north side)
7/166 Lyneham Farmhouse and
Farmhouse and attached model farmbuildings. Farmhouse. Dated 1843; minor later
additions and alterations. Roughly coursed limestone rubble; stone slate roof
with moulded coped verges to gables and hipped to rear; corbelled eaves cornice
to short centre range to front. Main range only one room deep. 2 storeys and
attic. Projecting shaped gable to right has 3-light mullioned and transomed
ovolo-moulded window to ground floor, similar mullioned window of 2 lights to
first floor and slightly projecting window surround housing narrow rectangular
window to attic. Short centre range has recessed narrow rectangular window on
first floor directly above gabled porch with datestone "AD/1843", ball finial to
apex and hoodmould to outer Tudor arch; 6-panel inner door (upper panels now
glazed) with Tudor-arched wreathed and radiating fanlight. Slightly projecting
gable with ball finial to left has similar windows to right gable, except they
are cavetto-moulded and window surround to attic does not project. Canted bay
window to left return and prominent ridge stack. Right gable has external
lateral stack to right, having twin diagonal shafts with moulded capping.
Cellar beneath. All windows have either cast-iron or leaded lights. Prominent
external stack to back wall on left with contemporary gabled service ranges
projecting to rear. Longest of these is linked to west range of farmbuildings
which connects with 2-bay cart shelter with central passage-way on north. This
is abutted on west side by long barn with segmental-headed plank doors and
windows on both floors and 2 lean-to cart entrances (with opposing entrances to
south) on north side. Hip-roofed range projecting at right-angles to south
towards east end has external lateral stack with tapering shaft. Further to
west, also at right-angles to south of barn, are attached cowhouses with short
range projecting at right-angles to west. Roofs of farmbuildings mainly have
concrete tiles but otherwise buildings are largely unaltered externally.
Interior. Large barn has mixture of king posts and raking struts from tie beams
to principal rafters to trenched-purlin roof. Loft to 4 west bays and C19
quarry tile floor. gearing for former threshing machine survives to 3 eastern
bays but all other machinery gone.
Listing NGR: SP2795020486
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Source: English Heritage
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