Description: Old Railway Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 February 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 314415
OS Grid Reference: ST9009161559
OS Grid Coordinates: 390091, 161559
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3530, -2.1437
ST 96 SW MELKSHAM WITHOUT OUTMARSH, Semington Road
No 541 (Old Railway Farmhouse
and The Siding)
Pair of cottages. Late C18 to early C19. Ashlar front with
dressed stone to sides and rear, Welsh slate roof, ashlar stacks.
2 storeys, 4-windows. Two doors are C20 with flat stone hoods on
brackets, to left of each door is one 16-pane sash in plain case.
First floor has four 16-pane sashes in plain cases, plat band.
Roof on deep eaves. Returns are without windows, rear has
projecting 2-window wing with sashes; C20 extension to rear left.
Interior has c19 plank panelling and one large fireplace with
timber lintel. This building is said to have been a public house
beside the Devizes branch of The G.W.R. (dismantled) and is also on
the east bank of the disused Wilts and Berkshire Canal; 1796 -
Listing NGR: ST9009161559
Source: English Heritage
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