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Parsonage Farm and Attached Cottage, Heytesbury

Description: Parsonage Farm and Attached Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313321

OS Grid Reference: ST9250842450
OS Grid Coordinates: 392508, 142450
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1812, -2.1086

Location: Tytherington Road, Heytesbury, Wiltshire BA12 0EF

Locality: Heytesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 0EF

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Listing Text

ST 92 SW
(west side)
9/100 Parsonage Farm
and attached cottage
11.9.68 (formerly listed as
Parsonage House)


Farmhouse with cottage attached to rear. Early C17, rebuilt mid
C18. Dressed limestone, tiled roof with hip to left and coped
verge to right, groups of diagonally set brick stacks. 'L'-plan.
Two storey, 6-windowed front; casements. Six-panelled door with
fanlight in semi-circular head to left of centre. Twelve-pane sash
with margin panes to left, early C20 French windows and two 2-light
cyma-moulded mullioned casements to right. First floor has five
cyma-mullioned casements and one blocked mullioned window. Right
return in English garden wall bond brick with stone quoins; 2-
light ovolo-mullioned casement to first floor and 2-light casement
to attic. Left return has early C19 bay with sashes, half-glazed
door and 3-light casement to ground floor, first floor has 4-light
and 3-light casement. Rear of main range is rebuilt in Flemish
bond brick, large lateral stone stack to centre, to right is gabled
stair turret with 2-light wooden ovolo-mullioned window. Attached
to rear is early C19 single storey service extension with cast-iron
latticed casements and planked door.
Interior is partly altered, but first floor principal room retains
fine Jacobean plaster ceiling with broad bands and pendants, and
large stone moulded square fireplace with vase-moulded pilasters,
fluted frieze to entablature and overmantel with strapwork
decoration with heraldic arms, probably of Moore family. Ante-room
to north side of first floor chamber has oak wainscot panelling,
small stone Tudor-arched fireplace with arabesque carved
overmantel. Stairs rebuilt to first floor level, but winding oak
stairs survive up to attics.
Early C19 cottage attached to rear is rubble stone with tiled roof,
planked central door and 3-light casements either side, two 2-light
casements to first floor and to rear.
Part of manor belonging to Dean of Sarum and occupied by Rachel
Moore c.1630, whose effigy is in north aisle of chancel of Church
of St. Peter and St. Paul (q.v.). (E.D. Ginever, The Ancient
Wiltshire Village of Heytesbury, 1981.)

Listing NGR: ST9250842450

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Source: English Heritage

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