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Stowford Manor, Wingfield

Description: Stowford Manor

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314727

OS Grid Reference: ST8110157672
OS Grid Coordinates: 381101, 157672
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3178, -2.2726

Location: A366, Wingfield, Wiltshire BA14 9LH

Locality: Wingfield
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA14 9LH

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Listing Text

(south side)

6/279 Stowford Manor
(formerly listed as
13-11-62 Stowford Farmhouse)

GV I1*

Farmhouse. Late C15, C16, altered C17 and C19. Random rubble
stone, stone slate roof with stone stacks. Two-storey and attic,
4-window. Tudor-arched ledged door with hoodmould to left of
centre, 3-light mullioned casement with arched lights and hoodmould
to left, two similar 3-light mullioned casements under one
hoodmould to right. First floor has two 4-light mullioned
casements with hoodmoulds and king mullions, one single arched
light over door, two attic gables with blocked 2-light mullioned
casements; all with arched lights. Cross wing projecting to right
has 4-light mullioned casement with king mullion to ground and
first floors. Right return of wing has unusual projecting 2-storey
bay to left with blocked mullioned and transomed windows,
saddleback coped verge with carved animals and broken finial, lean-
to addition partly conceals it, large lateral stack to right with
mullioned casement to ground floor, C15 two-light window to right
with cusped pointed lights to right of stack. Rear wing projecting
to north east has buttress, mullioned and transomed window with
inserted door facing south, scattered fenestration on north side
including C19 and C16 windows. Rear of cross wing has 3-light
mullioned casement to ground and first floors, planked door in
chamfered case on west side. Rear of main range has lean-to
verandah, casements. Left return has 2-light mullioned casement to
ground floor and 3-light to first floor of right hand, gabled
stack, wing to left has gabled projecting stack to left with 2-
light ground floor casement, left hand bay has 3-light mullioned
casements to ground and first floors, rear gable end of wing has 2-
light mullioned casement to first and single-light to attic; all
with arched lights.
Interior: Main range has winding newel stairs on rear wall,
moulded Tudor-arched fireplace in room to left of entrance, room to
right has Tudor-arched fireplace and deep chamfered beams, probably
inserted ceiling of former open hall. Cross wing to east has
moulded cross beams in kitchen, good planked doors in chamfered
cases with stepped stops, some plank and muntin partition, stone
Tudor-arched fireplaces, including very large fireplace in north
east wing. Roof not accessible at time of survey (July 1987), but
main range said to have arch-braced collar truss roof over former
open hall, windbraces. Roof with curved principals in cross wing.
This was clearly a house of considerable importance during the late
C15 and C16.

Listing NGR: ST8110157672

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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