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Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse, Alton

Description: Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311637

OS Grid Reference: SU1080762021
OS Grid Coordinates: 410807, 162021
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3572, -1.8462

Location: Alton, Wiltshire SN8 4LB

Locality: Alton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN8 4LB

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Listing Text

SU 16 SW
5/4 Alton Barnes
Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house and cottage. C18. Diaper brick with stone
quoins to southern 4 bays. Slate roof. Two storeys, main
elevation of 6 bays with 6-panelled door and bracketed canopy in
third bay. Three bays to right earlier. Gauged segmental arches
with stone keys, altered late C18-early C19 when rewindowed with
12-pane sashes with wide boxes, the end bays tripartite. Manor
Farm was the scene of a violent farmworkers rising in 1830 when the
farmer Mr. Pyle discharged his firearms at the protestors, but was
saved from injury by one of his workers. Mr. Pyle had cut the
white horse above Alton earlier, in 1811.

Listing NGR: SU1080762021

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Source: English Heritage

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