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Description: West Wick Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 311692
OS Grid Reference: SU1725062639
OS Grid Coordinates: 417250, 162639
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3626, -1.7536
SU 16 SE
West Wick Farmhouse
Large farmhouse. Mid C18. Brick with tiled roof. Two storeys and
attic. Main block extended to rear, and 2 storey wing with long
rear range, mostly C20. Facade symmetrical, of 5 bays, centre bay
broken forward and with brick pediment with oval light. Door now a
window, within Roman Doric doorcase with open pediment. Twelve
paned sash windows with gauged brick lintels. Brick cornice and
parapet concealing 2 flat roofed dormers. Gable stacks. Extension
with parallel ridge. Sun insurance marks No.302966 and 606697.
Interior part remodelled c1945. Original dog-leg stair through 3
storeys, with turned balusters and moulded handrail. Drawing room
occupying left 3 bays of front has imposing stone fireplace by Sir
John Soane, said to come from the Bank of England. Also two
columns in antis from Wimpole Street. Dentilled cornice. Six
Listing NGR: SU1725062639
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Source: English Heritage
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