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Latimer Farmhouse, Nettleton

Description: Latimer Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 December 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 317498

OS Grid Reference: ST8074477151
OS Grid Coordinates: 380744, 177151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4930, -2.2787

Location: Drifton Hill, Nettleton, Wiltshire SN14 7JJ

Locality: Nettleton
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SN14 7JJ

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Listing Text

ST 87 NW
2/407 Latimer Farmhouse

Farmhouse, C16 and early C17 (1617 date in upper south east room),
rubble stone with stone tiled roofs and coped gables. 2 ridge
stacks to centre range, end-wall stacks to south wing and east end
stack to north wing, north west roof hipped at angle. 2 storeys,
E-plan with south wing continued to west and rear stair tower
gabled to north. C16 centre range with early C17 fenestration and
projecting gabled 2-storey porch with broad Tudor-arched doorway
with hoodmould and 3-light ovolo-moulded mullion and transom window
over. Studded plank inner door in moulded doorcase with hoodmould.
To right 4-light ovolo-moulded window with king mullion and
hoodmould to each floor. To left 2-light ovolo-moulded mullion and
transom ground floor window concealed behind built-out wall with 2-
light ovolo-mullion window. Rear of centre range has C16 Tudor-
arched flat-headed windows with hoodmoulds, single light above, 3-
light below and oak plank door in Tudor-arched oak frame with
timber lintel. Stair tower to right has Tudor-arched single light
on west wall and ovolo-moulded single light in north return. South
wing has first floor 3-light ovolo-moulded window to north east
return and long south front, 3-window range, the centre an earlier
south extension of centre range (internal evidence of a gabled
roof). Upper ovolo-moulded windows, one 2-light, two 3-light;
ground floor windows with hoodmoulds, 2-light hollow-chamfer to
left, 4-light chamfered mullion-and-transom with king mullion to
centre and 4-light ovolo-mullion with king mullion to right. North
wing has one 3-light ovolo-mullion window with hoodmould to each
floor of south east return. Leaded lights throughout.
Interior: centre has fine moulded beams to 6-panel ceiling,
chamfered and stopped beams across passage and large timber lintel
north fireplace with moulded stone doorcase to right. Stair has
octagonal newel. Ground floor centre room to south wing has fine
Tudor-arched stone fireplace with shelf and egg-and-dart and
guilloche moulding. Stone fireplaces to upper east and west rooms
and north wing upper east room. Centre has steep 3-bay roof, double
purlin with 2-collar trusses. North side roof is C19 replacement.

Listing NGR: ST8074477151

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Source: English Heritage

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