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Petersfield, Monkton Farleigh

Description: Petersfield

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 314584

OS Grid Reference: ST8056365304
OS Grid Coordinates: 380563, 165304
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3864, -2.2807

Location: Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire BA15 2QN

Locality: Monkton Farleigh
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2QN

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/138 Petersfield


Rectory, now detached house. 1844-46 by J. Hicks. Random rubble
stone, stone slate roof with coped verges and good stone stacks;
some octagonal. C16 style. Rambling L-plan. Two-storey, 6-window
east front. Two-storey gabled porch with Tudor-arched opening and
first floor oriel, to left of centre, heraldic arms to gable,
conservatory with arched mullioned casements to left with 2-light
and single-light casements with arched lights to first floor,
gabled bay to right has 6-light mullioned and transomed casement to
ground floor and 4=light first floor mullioned casement; all with
cast-iron latticed glazing and relieving arches, first floor
string courses. Range to right has plainer chamfered mullioned
casements. Left return, garden front has large canted stone bay to
right with 3-light mullioned and transomed casement with arched
lights and battlemented parapet, range to left has two shouldered
doorways and two cross windows, first floor has 3-light mullioned
and transomed casement and 2-light mullioned casement to left, 3-
light mullioned casement with arched lights over bay to right.
Rear services with plain 2-light mullioned casements, gabled stair
turret to right has cross window with arched lights, gabled
bellcote to roof.
Interior: good quality original fittings retained, including
Tudor-arched stone doorways with 8-panelled oak doors, stairs with
thick twisted balusters, square newels, arched opening in landing
wall with stone quatrefoiled balcony. Tudor-arched fireplaces
throughout, especially elaborate one in drawing room has octagonal
columns to quatrefoiled frieze, drawing room also has plaster
ceiling frieze. Dining room with rib-panelled wooden ceiling on
carved wooden angel corbels, stone Tudor-arched alcoves on attached
shafts. Good example of gothic-style rectory.
(N.. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8056365304

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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