Description: Model Farm Buildings at Stalls Farm
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313364
OS Grid Reference: ST8069043890
OS Grid Coordinates: 380690, 143890
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1939, -2.2777
HORNINGSHAM LONGLEAT PARK
ST 84 SW
2/143 Model farm buildings at
Part in Corsley C.P. (q.v.). Model farm buildings. 1859 by W.
Wilkinson for the 4th Marquess of Bath. Dressed limestone, tiled
roof, yellow brick stacks with ashlar cappings. Plan consists of
five parallel ranges of covered yards and stock sheds, attached by
covered way to barns, offices and sawing sheds to the north. Of
the five southern ranges, the centre covered yard has higher roof
with coped verges and a high moulded round-arched cart entry either
end with louvred oculus above, axial square louvred vent with leaded
roof. Two pairs of flanking ranges, formerly stables, piggeries,
cartsheds and cowsheds, now entirely for cows, have hipped roofs,
those at east end replaced 1980's by gables, chamfered segmental-
headed planked doors and shuttered windows, replaced at east end by
square-headed openings, open-fronted cart shed on north side also
blocked. Covered way has hipped roof and round-arched openings,
inside are original sliding doors to north barns and south ranges
lealding to central feed passage. North ranges include 8-bay barns
with segmental-headed openings and sliding doors, loophole vents;
V-strut tie-beam trusses. Two storey offices and stores with 4-
pane sashes and horizontal sashes; all segmental-headed openings.
Two-storey sawmill of three parallel ranges has large round-arched
opening to central range, segmental headed openings with pivot-hung
or 2-light casements, exterior gallery on cast-iron brackets. Two
yellow brick stacks with moulded cappings formerly to steam engine
for threshing machine and sawmill.
Interior of north range unaltered, south range altered 1980s.
(Plan and isometric view in J. Bailey-Denton, The Farm Homesteads
of England 1863.)
Listing NGR: ST8069043890
Source: English Heritage
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