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Manor Farmhouse, Stockton

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 September 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 313612

OS Grid Reference: ST9764838360
OS Grid Coordinates: 397648, 138360
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1445, -2.0350

Location: Stockton, Wiltshire BA12 0SE

Locality: Stockton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 0SE

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Listing Text

ST 93 NE
(off south side)
7/139 Manor Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17, rebuilt c1700, extended mid C19, altered
and extended 1960s, on site of C16 house. Dressed limestone,
tiled or Welsh slate roof, C20 diagonally-set brick stacks to 2-
span roof of main range. L-plan. Two-storey, 3-window north
west front. 1968 2-storey stone porch set across angle between
east range and C19 west wing, twin-gabled C20 wing to right with
sashes and 6-panelled door, c1700 range to left has 3-light ovolo-
mullioned casement to ground and first floor of west side, lintel
string course, blocked mullioned casement to first floor. North
side of c1700 range has two 3-light ovolo-mullioned casements to
ground and first floors, string courses, 2-light mullioned casement
with hoodmould to each two attic gables, lead rainwater head with
initials C M (Christopher Poticary) and date 1618, moved here from
front 1960s. Left return, garden front has central glazed door
with elliptical-arched head, 3-light mullioned casement with
dropped sills either side, continuously moulded lintel string
course, first floor has three 3-light mullioned casements with
string course over. Rear of this range has central external stack
with 3-light mullioned casement either side, French windows to
left, single-light and two 3-light mullioned casements to first
floor, 2-light mullioned casement with hoodmould to each of two
attic gables, saddleback coped verges with finials, attached to
left is mid C19 range with ovolo-mullioned casements and slate
roof, to left is added 1960s range with sashes, rebuilt using stone
from the demolished Tisbury workhouse.
Interior: north east drawing room has good moulded stone square
fireplace surround with strapwork frieze and moulded cornice, 6-
panelled door with moulded architrave and paterae, window shutters.
C19 open-well stairs with stick balusters and continuous handrail.
South drawing room has moulded Tudor-arched stone fireplace
surround with strapwork frieze and cornice. Attic mullioned
casement on north side with date 1684 scratched on jamb. Outhouse
attached to right of front, rendered front on brick plinth, banded
limestone south side, probably Cl7. House altered and extended
during 1960s, mid C19 alterations also partly obscured original
plan of house. Said to have been built by Jerome Poticary who
died 1596.
(N. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975; NMR)

Listing NGR: ST9764838360

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Source: English Heritage

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