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Description: Sparrow Farmhouse and Dovecote Cottage Attached
Date Listed: 9 December 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 317310
OS Grid Reference: ST8764275072
OS Grid Coordinates: 387642, 175072
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4745, -2.1793
CHIPPENHAM WITHOUT FOWLSWICK LANE
ST 87 NE
3/218 Sparrow Farmhouse and
Dovecote Cottage attached
Farmhouse early and later C18, rubble stone with stone-tiled roofs.
Original range one-and-a-half storeys with south end ashlar corner
stack. Main east front with 2 dormer gables and casement windows
under timber lintels, 3-light to right side, 2-light to left side,
both floors and door to left. South end wall has flush cyma-
moulded stone-mullion windows, single-light to attic, 2-light to
first floor and 3-light to ground floor. To left a former barn
converted in C20 with south side dormer gable and cyma-moulded
stone-mullion windows. West end wall has plaque TMT. C20 stair
tower in angle to rear of original range. Attached to north end
of original range, 2 storey and attic later C18 range with coped
north gable and end wall stack. To east front, a 3-light cyma-
moulded mullion window, to north end a single-light attic window
and renewed 2-light mullion window, to west side flush cyma-moulded
doorcase, two 2-light cyma-moulded first floor windows and hipped
dormer. A short C20 link at north west corner to 'Dovecote
Cottage', dated 1714, rubble stone with Bridgewater tile roof and
west end ashlar stack. One storey and attic with chamfered
doorcase with datestone TMT 1714 over and two 2-light flush stopped
cyma-moulded windows to south front. East end wall has 2-light
recessed cyma-moulded window to attic and dove-openings over, west
end wall has similar 2-light attic window, north wall has 2-light
flush stopped cyma-moulded window.
Listing NGR: ST8764275072
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Source: English Heritage
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