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Model Farm Buildings at Stalls Farm, Horningsham

Description: Model Farm Buildings at Stalls Farm

Grade: II
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

Location: The Stalls, Horningsham, Wiltshire BA12 7NN

Locality: Horningsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7NN

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(north side)
2/143 Model farm buildings at
Stalls Farm


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

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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