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Model Farmbuildings at Stalls Farm, Horningsham

Description: Model Farmbuildings at Stalls Farm

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 313729

OS Grid Reference: ST8069443946
OS Grid Coordinates: 380694, 143946
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1944, -2.2776

Location: 1 The Stalls, Corsley, Wiltshire BA12 7NE

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

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Listing Text

ST 84 SW
(east side)
Model farmbuildings
at Stalls Farm
Part in Horningsham C.P. (q.v.). Model farmbuildings and sawmill.
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
on north side. Of the five southern ranges, the centre covered
yard has higher roof with coped verges and high moulded round
arched cart entry either end with louvred oculus above, axial
louvred vent with leaded roof. Two pairs of flanking ranges,
formerly stables, piggeries, cartsheds and cowsheds, now entirely
for cattle, have hipped roofs, those at east end replaced 1980s by
gables, chamfered segmental-headed planked doors and shuttered
windows, replaced at east end by square-headed openings, open-
fronted cart shed also now closed. Covered way has hipped roof
and round-arched openings, inside are original sliding doors to
north barns and south ranges leading 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 attached at west end have 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, tall stacks with
moulded cappings formerly to steam engine for threshing machine and
sawmill. Interior of sawmill largely unaltered, south range
remodelled internally 1980s. Fine example of Victorian estate
model farm.
(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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