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Gaston Farmhouse, Holt

Description: Gaston Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314488

OS Grid Reference: ST8613461479
OS Grid Coordinates: 386134, 161479
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3522, -2.2005

Location: The Star, Holt, Wiltshire BA14 6QA

Locality: Holt
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 6QA

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Listing Text

(south side)

10/40 Gaston Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16, extended mid C17, altered C19. Rubble stone,
stone slate roof with rendered stacks. L-plan. Single-storey and
attic, 2-window north front. C16 range to left has planked door
and 2-light C19 mullioned casement to left, 3-light casement
inserted into former mullioned window and 4-panelled door to right,
one raking attic dormer with 2-light casement. C17 cross wing to
right has pair of plate glass sashes and blocked window to ground
floor, lintel string course, two 2-light recessed hollow chamfered
mullioned casements with one hoodmould to first floor and blocked
2-light mullioned casement to attic. Right return of cross wing
has blocked 2-light mullioned casements, lean-to ground floor
extension. Rear has lean-to extension with planked doors and 2-
light mullioned casement within, three raking attic dormers with 2-
light casements, wing to left has pairs of C19 plate glass sashes
to ground and first floor, broken string courses, 2-light mullioned
casement to attic, rear roof pitch is tiled with Bridgwaters.
Interior has deep chamfered beams, planked doors, blocked
fireplaces. C16 four-bay roof of heavy scantling, with collar and
tie-beam roof trusses with unusual bracing from below collars to
principals, three tiers of purlins. Three-bay C17 roof in wing
with collar and tie-beam trusses and two tiers of purlins.
(Wiltshire County Council)

Listing NGR: ST8613461479

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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