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The Folly Farmhouse, Barn and Stable, Corsham

Description: The Folly Farmhouse, Barn and Stable

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 315048

OS Grid Reference: ST8799971593
OS Grid Coordinates: 387999, 171593
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4432, -2.1741

Location: Bath Road, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 0QJ

Locality: Corsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN13 0QJ

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Listing Text

ST 87 SE
1/24 The Folly Farmhouse,
barn and stable

Farmhouse and attached barn and stable, C17 and C18, much restored
in C20. Rubble stone with stone tiled roof, ridge stack and 2 rear
wall stacks to main range, south end stack to south-west wing. Two
storeys and attic, 'L'-plan house with barn and stables at right
angles to main range. Recessed ovolo-moulded mullion windows with
hoodmoulds. Earliest part of house is apparenty 'L'-plan west
section with south 2-window range of small 12-pane sash and
hoodmould over 6-panel door with hood on brackets and 3-light
mullion window to right on each floor. Wing to left has east side
hipped dormer, first floor 3-light mullion window and ground floor
12-pane sash. West side of wing has upper 3-light, west end of
main range has 2-light to attic and first floor, 3-light to ground
floor. Rear has fine central curved stair tower with curved roof
and arched small single lights. Original 3-light to first floor
left, inserted flush cyma-moulded 2-light below. To right, 3-light
without hoodmould to first floor, probably an alteration, door
below in stone tiled lean-to. Range to east has south front hipped
eaves dormer and 2-window range of 3-light mullion windows and
hoodmoulds, all apparently C20. Rear has C20 projection with
curved north-east corner and single lights. Across east end is
barn and stable range. Barn at north end dated WS 1759 has coped
north gable, lean-to west side cart entry at south end, 2 rows of
vent loops and timber lintel to opposite east side entry. Three-
bay roof. HH 1768 and IH 1768 inscribed on cornerstones of east
side entry. Stable range to south has coped south gable, central
oval opening to first floor east side and ground floor door and 3
windows. Circular south end upper opening and door below in
chamfered surround.

Listing NGR: ST8799971593

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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