Description: The Chestnuts Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 305693
OS Grid Reference: SP4919457084
OS Grid Coordinates: 449194, 257084
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2098, -1.2815
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PRIORS HARSTON BYFIELD ROAD
SP4957 (East side)
13/117 The Chestnuts Farmhouse
Farmhouse. 1659; extensively remodelled early C19; C19 additions; some late CI9
alterations. Regular coursed ironstone; left return side has some rendering.
Slate hipped roofs; brick ridge stacks. Irregular L-plan, with wing on right to
rear. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Entrance in single storey projecting
range attached on right has C20 half-glazed door and overlight with glazing
bars. Tripartite sashes, mostly with concrete lintels. Blocked central window on
ground floor; central sash on first floor and window to right have stone
lintels. Left return side irregular, with 3 parallel roofs. 3-window range. Late
C19 half-glazed door, glazed panels and overlight each have 3 arched lights.
Blocked mullioned window and sash to right. Datestone inscribed John Bithell.
Tripartite sash staircase window to left and first floor sashes have stone
lintels with keystones. Left range set back. C19 cross window. Single-storey
range has door, and 3-light casement with painted wood lintel. Right return side
has cross wing on left. Single-storey projection has half-glazed door and small
window. No first floor window. Irregular 4-window wing. 2 plate glass sashes,
half-glazed door and overlight, and very large C19/C20 rectangular bay window.
First floor has sashes and tripartite sash on right. 2 flat-roofed dormers, the
left hidden behind a lateral stack between the first 2 bays. Interior not
Listing NGR: SP4919457084
Source: English Heritage
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