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Polebridge, Sutton Veny

Description: Polebridge

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 313441

OS Grid Reference: ST9076941517
OS Grid Coordinates: 390769, 141517
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1728, -2.1334

Location: 67 Duck Street, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire BA12 7AL

Locality: Sutton Veny
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 7AL

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Listing Text

ST 94 SW
(off south side)


Farmhouse, now detached house and cookery school. C14 hall house,
altered C17, extensions 1902 for W.P. Alexander. Rubble stone,
tiled or Welsh slate roofs, brick stacks. Two-bay central hall
with cross ranges rebuilt 1902. Two-storey, 5-windowed; casements
and sashes. Early C20 gabled porch with pointed doorway and
hoodmould to left of hall, four small 8-pane sashes to right, first
floor has moulded string course and two 4-light recessed hollow-
chamfered mullioned casements with leaded lights. Range to right
has two groups of four sashes with hoodmoulds to ground and first
floor, family crest to left gable and date 1902 to right, coped
verges and moulded finials. Range to left has 2 storey canted bay
with sashes and pair of 8-pane sashes to gabled half dormer.
Returns have similar sashes of 1902. Rear and interior not
accessible at time of survey (July 1985), but interior has former
open hall with cusped arch-braced collar truss and closed truss to
former service end with arch-braced collar and cusped V-struts,
clasped purlins with cusped windbracing. Floor inserted late C17,
stairs with square moulded balusters, closed string and moulded
handrail and square newels. Formerly known as Church Farmhouse,
until alterations early C20, possibly manor house for Great Sutton
Manor. (Illustrated in VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8 1965).

Listing NGR: ST9076941517

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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