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Description: Pits Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 315412
OS Grid Reference: ST8610168089
OS Grid Coordinates: 386101, 168089
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4117, -2.2012
CORSHAM WADSWICK LANE
ST 86 NE
3/384 Pits Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now 2 cottages, early C17, rubble stone with concrete-
tiled roof, hipped to south, coped gable to north with end stack.
Axial stack on roof hip. Two storeys and attic. East front has 2
hipped dormers, one on roof slope, one, to right, at eaves.
Recessed chamfered mullion windows, two 2-light and two 3-light to
first floor. Ground floor long casements under catslide roof to
left, blocked door, buttress, door with stone hood and, to right,
two 3-light windows with hoodmoulds, one with relieving arch,
flanking door with hoodmould. Rear has similar mullion windows, to
left 3-light over 2-light, then projecting gable with ovolo-moulded
windows, then central 3-light window with stepped buttress to right
and projecting gabled stair tower with 3-light window. Ground
floor to right projects under catslide roof. Door and 3-light
Interior: heavy beamed 6-panel ceiling, Tudor-arched door to rear
of through passage, stair with flat balusters and scratch moulded
newels, first floor cupboard with butterfly hinges.
Listing NGR: ST8610168089
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Source: English Heritage
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