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Bowerhill Lodge Farmhouse, Melksham Without

Description: Bowerhill Lodge Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314410

OS Grid Reference: ST9144563311
OS Grid Coordinates: 391445, 163311
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3688, -2.1243

Location: Saxifrage Bank, Melksham, Wiltshire SN12 6QJ

Locality: Melksham Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN12 6QJ

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Listing Text

(north side)

4/193 Bowerhill Lodge Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Circa late c18 rear wing, early c19 front range with
additions of c1920. Ashlar front range with Welsh slate 2-span
hipped roof, rubblestone wing to rear with Welsh slate roof with
coped verges and saddlestones, ashlar stacks. L-shaped plan. 2-
storey, 4 windows. Entrance in rusticated porch and verandah of
c1920, French windows either side have fanlights in semi-circular
arched openings. 3 French windows to stone balcony have moulded
architraves. One window 2-storey extension to right, of c1920, has
same French windows. Deep eaves to roof on wooden brackets. Left
return has 4 segmental headed 18-pane sashes, with keystones, plat
band to first floor and four 12-pane sashes. Rear rubblestone wing
of 2 storeys and attic has central door with segmental head and
keystone, 12-pane sashes either side. First floor to left has 12-
pane sash and to right on first floor and attic gable is one
segmental headed 12-pane sash with wrought iron balcony. Rear is
rubblestone with assorted sashes to service wing, stone dovecote on
rear wall of C18 range.
Interior: entrance hall has semi-circular arched openings,
doorcases are reeded with paterae, marble fireplaces in front
rooms. Rear C18 range is closed. Attached outbuildings to rear of

Listing NGR: ST9144563311

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Source: English Heritage

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