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Outbuilding to West North West of Whychurch Farmhouse, Malmesbury

Description: Outbuilding to West North West of Whychurch Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 July 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 315810

OS Grid Reference: ST9381487986
OS Grid Coordinates: 393814, 187986
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5907, -2.0907

Location: B4040, Malmesbury, Wiltshire SN16 9JL

Locality: Malmesbury
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN16 9JL

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Listing Text


3/10005 Outbuilding to WNW of
Whychurch Farmhouse


Outbuilding, incorporating dovecote/store to centre flanked by shelter
sheds. Nov. 2nd 1798 date on leadwork. Flemish bond brick with stone
slate roofs. Rectangular plan with one-storey shelter sheds flanking
3-storey dovecote/store with hipped roof. 6-bay shelter sheds
originally open-fronted but retaining circular brick piers.
Dovecote/store has 2 semi-circular arched ground floor doorways with
stone key and impost blocks. Stone lozenge shaped panels; two string
courses to upper floor; entry to rear. Interior: principal-rafter roof
with butt purlins. Doveholes to top-floor dovecote. A good example of
a farmbuilding range of the Age of Improvement, clearly influenced by
the work of architects such as Samuel Wyatt.

Listing NGR: ST9381787977

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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