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Gastard Court Farmhouse, Corsham

Description: Gastard Court Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315166

OS Grid Reference: ST8908368284
OS Grid Coordinates: 389083, 168284
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4135, -2.1584

Location: 4 Lanes End, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9QP

Locality: Corsham
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN13 9QP

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Listing Text

ST 86 NE
Gastard Court Farmhouse

Farmhouse, late medieval and C17, rubble stone with Bridgwater tile
roof, half-hipped, with ridge stack. Large projecting gable to
crosswing right of centre, continued to rear with west side chimney
gable. North front has, to left, 2 large buttresses flanking 3-
light recessed ovolo-moulded window with hoodmould, then door in
Cl9 flush surround with dormer gable over and 2-light recessed
cyma-moulded window. Crosswing gable projects slightly with higher
roof line, 3-light recessed cyma-moulded window and hoodmould to
each floor. Range to right at similar roof height has roof
continued over lean-to with door and various windows. Rear has
similar pair of heavy buttresses to right, flanking 2-light
recessed cyma-moulded window. Gable over with 3-light recessed
ovolo-moulded window and hoodmould. To right upper casement pair
and door in angle to crosswing. Crosswing has east side ground
floor 2-light and hoodmould, south end 3-light with hoodmould to
each foor, all ovolo-moulded and large chimney gable to west.
Range to left has C19 two-light windows, one above, 2 below.
Interior: east end room has heavy beamed 4-panel ceiling and large
timber lintel fireplace. The house belonged to the Jones family
cl,560, passed to R. Sherfield 1605, to the Colborne family 1631-
1744 and then to the Mitchell family 1744-1876.
(H. Brakspear, Corsham n.d 28 - reprint Wilts Arch Mag 43, 511-39).

Listing NGR: ST8908368284

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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