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Manor Farmhouse, Bishopstone

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 318203

OS Grid Reference: SU2423083575
OS Grid Coordinates: 424230, 183575
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5506, -1.6519

Location: Icknield Way, Bishopstone, Swindon SN6 8PT

Locality: Bishopstone
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN6 8PT

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Listing Text

Manor Farmhouse
SU 2483 28/5


C18, altered early-mid C19 by 'L' extension to east front and remodelling.
Later brick extension to north. Two storeys and attic thatched house with 3
brick chimneys. Chalk rubble occasionally coursed and dressed and in varying thicknesees
Brick quoins.
West front: later brick and slate extension to left, 3 windows on first floor,
casements, altered and irregular ground floor windows, modern glazed porch to
centre and modern box porch to right. Two dormers cut into thatch.
East front: 'L' plan 4 windows and one to projecting wing on first floor, mostly
3-light casements. Later large tiled lean-to across most of ground floor with
wide 3-light glazing bar casements flanking door. Gable end of 'L' wing has
large external chimney with brick quoins. Said to have datestone marked 1770.
Mid C19 curved chalk corner wall to east - coursed and dressed rubble, tiled
capping, about 3 ft high to west rising to 7 ft to north, about 19 yds. Also
tile capped sarsen wall facing road to south-west: about 25 yds and 6 ft high,
links to similar wall of chalk rubble about 8 yds long.

Listing NGR: SU2423083575

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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