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Little Lypiatt Farmhouse, Corsham

Description: Little Lypiatt Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 315393

OS Grid Reference: ST8704968790
OS Grid Coordinates: 387049, 168790
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4180, -2.1876

Location: Rough Street, Corsham, Wiltshire SN13 9TR

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

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Listing Text

ST 86 NE
3/365 Little Lypiatt Farmhouse

Farmhouse, C17 and early C18, rubble stone with stone tiled roofs.
'L'-plan. Two storeys and attic. Garden front has east end wall
stack and west wall-face stack, 4-window range with 2 dormers
flanking dormer gable with datestone CC 1674 and 3-light recessed
cyma-moulded window with hoodmould. Recessed cyma-moulded first
floor windows, 3-light to left, two 2-light to right and 3-light
with hoodmould and datestone WC 1674 at landing level under dormer
gable. Three ground floor 2-light recessed chamfered windows with
hoodmoulds, possibly earlier C17. West end wall has attic single
light and first floor 2-light recessed cyma-moulded window. Rear
wing has one ground floor 3-light recessed ovolo-moulded window and
hoodmould to west, north end stack and east front earlier C18 two
storey, 2-window range of 12-pane sashes in raised moulded
surrounds with moulded band and coved eaves cornice. One ground
floor window obscured by early C20 two storey canted addition in
angle. East end converted stable and loft range with 2 upper C18
flush cyma-moulded windows and 3 lower C19 or early C20 sashes, one
in blocked central opening. Two end wall stacks on rear slope.
Little Lypiatt was held by the Lypiatt family from early C14,
passed to the Keynes family in C15, to J. Thrift 1603, W. Gibbons
in later C17 and to the Hulbert family who held it from 1696 to the
mid C19.
(H. Brakspear, Corsham, 19 27-8).

Listing NGR: ST8693468411

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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