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The Lyns, Winsley

Description: The Lyns

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 November 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 314761

OS Grid Reference: ST8050960708
OS Grid Coordinates: 380509, 160708
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3451, -2.2812

Locality: Winsley
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA15 2HG

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Listing Text


4/313 The Lyns



Farmhouse, C16, refronted in C18, rubble stone with stone slate
roofs, east end stack and ridge stack to main range, west chimney
gable to west end cross wing. Two storeys and attic. Main range
has regular three-window front of C18 cyma-moulded flush mullion
windows, 3-light each side, 2-light to centre over plank door in
raised moulded surround with hood on brackets. Ground floor
windows have hoodmoulds. Lower cross wing has gable projecting to
north and ovolo-moulded C17 mullion windows with hoodmoulds, one 3-
light to ground and first floors, one 2-light to attic. Roof of
main range is hipped down to cross wing ridge.
Interior: Possible former open hall house, of three room and cross
passage plan with fine Tudor-arched fireplaces in hall and on each
floor of cross wing. Hall has high inserted 4-panel compartmental
ceiling with deep hollow-moulded beams. Trusses above have some
smoke blackening. South end floor levels bear no relation to C18
front, heavy chamfered and stopped beams. North end room has very
heavy floor joists.
Probably the house of the Druce family, recorded in Turleigh from

Listing NGR: ST8050960708

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Source: English Heritage

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