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Fairfield Farmhouse, Easterton

Description: Fairfield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 312003

OS Grid Reference: SU0225154867
OS Grid Coordinates: 402251, 154867
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2929, -1.9691

Location: 4 The Clay, Easterton, Wiltshire SN10 4NZ

Locality: Easterton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN10 4NZ

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Listing Text

SU 05 SW
(south side)
6/99 No 14 (Fairfield Farmhouse)
Farmhouse. C16-C17. Greensand rubble with upper level in close
set timber framing, with corner braces, shingled roof. Two storeys
and basement, 3 bays, with part extra bay both ends, and 3 bay
timber framed structure partly attached to rear left, now and
perhaps originally an added kitchen-service wing. Entrance to
central bay against flanking dog leg stair, with through hall and
parlour to right, first kitchen to left. Door and early C19 six-
panelled door with heavy moulded frame raised over 2 short flights
of steps. Flanking bays probably originally gabled to front, but
removed when structure raised from single storey and attic to 2
full storeys in late C17-C18. Three-light leaded timber casement
windows to ground floor with timber chamfered lintels in stonework.
Narrower 3-light windows. Basement has two C16 or early C17
chamfered timber windows rebated for leading, and diamond timber
vertical bars. Stair also has 3-light C17 window set in framework
and a later casement window. Three original similar windows to
gable end. Rear building fully framed with corner braces, tension
braces and gable stack. Framing 3 panels high. Roof thatched and
half hipped and ends.
Interior: Main parlour has two parallel longitudinal beams with
bar stops to deep chamfers, the stop cut away. Good late C17 stair
with turned vase balusters and heavy handrail. Stone fireplace
with timber lintel in left room.

Listing NGR: SU0225154867

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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