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Fowlswick Farmhouse, Chippenham Without

Description: Fowlswick Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317311

OS Grid Reference: ST8824175740
OS Grid Coordinates: 388241, 175740
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4805, -2.1707

Location: Chippenham Without, Wiltshire SN14 6LT

Locality: Chippenham Without
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 6LT

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Listing Text

ST 87 NE
3/219 Fowlswick Farmhouse

Farmhouse, late Medieval to C17, rubble stone with stone-tiled
roof. Earliest range to east with coped east gable, east end wall
ashlar stack and ashlar west end ridge stack, one-and-a-half
storeys with 2 dormer gables to north front and recessed ovolo-
moulded stone-mullion windows with hoodmoulds, 2-light to dormer
gables, 3-light below and central moulded flush doorcase with date
1679 and hoodmould. Rear has single dormer gable with 2-light
window and hoodmould over 3-light window with hoodmould with door
and C20 plate glass window to left. Adjoining on north front,
projecting 2 storey and attic cross-wing with coped gable and north
end stack. Ovolo-moulded mullion windows with hoodmoulds, 3-light
to first floor east side, single light to north end attic, 2-light
to first floor and small C19 canted bay with glazing bar sashes
below. Adjoining to right, another gable, similar size, slightly
recessed, with coped gable and north end stack. Single light
attic window, 2-light first floor and ground floor windows with
hoodmoulds. West end gable with 2-light attic window and 3-light
first floor window, both with hoodmoulds, and ground floor lean-to
with doors to north and south ends. Rear of this range has ashlar
ridge stack, 3-light and 2-light upper windows without hoods, 3-
light ground floor window with hoodmould and C20 stone-tiled glazed
lean-to in angle to original range. Roof is swept up at right end
to meet gable of original range with small 12-pane attic window in
half-hipped truncated gable.
Interior: East end range in former open hall with 2 arch-braced
base cruck trusses and massive east end chimney breast stepped 7
times between first floor and gable. Inserted floor has 2 bar-
stopped chamfered spine beams. West room has large chamfered and
stopped spine beams. A moated site recorded as a manor of
Malmesbury Abbey from the C13.

Listing NGR: ST8824175740

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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