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Description: Showell Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 315467
OS Grid Reference: ST9090970945
OS Grid Coordinates: 390909, 170945
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4374, -2.1322
LACOCK CHIPPENHAM ROAD, (A350)
ST 97 SW
1/33 Showell Farmhouse
Farmhouse, c1820 with late C17 attached wing. Main range is red
brick with ashlar dressings, slate low-pitched roof, coped gables
and end stacks. Formal 2-storey, 3-window front with ashlar
plinth, flush quoins, moulded cornice, parapet and flush window
surrounds. Twenty-pane outer windows, 12-pane to first floor
centre over ashlar doorcase, broad elliptical-arched surround with
keystone framing full-width fanlight over 6-panel door and
sidelights. Attached wing is 2-storey, rubble stone with slate
roof. To left, cyma-moulded 2-light recessed mullion-and-transom
window with hoodmould and 2-light window above, centre door in
chamfered surround with rounded shoulders. To right is double-
fronted stable section with two 2-light beaded mullion windows of
C18 type and centre door to each floor. Dove openings to upper
floor. Across forecourt is early C18 screen wall, originally with
iron railings, now with ashlar block walls between piers to 2
gateways. Rusticated piers with gate stops, cornices and urn
finials. Early C19 iron gates. Wing rear wall has chimney gable
and 4-light mullion-and-transom window to right.
Listing NGR: ST9094470930
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Source: English Heritage
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