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Lower Shaw Farmhouse, Shaw

Description: Lower Shaw Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 6 December 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 318842

OS Grid Reference: SU1146385662
OS Grid Coordinates: 411463, 185662
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5697, -1.8360

Location: 1 Randall Crescent, Swindon SN5 5UF

Locality: Shaw
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN5 5UF

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Listing Text

The following buildings shall be added:

SU 18 NW
1/164 Lower Shaw Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C18; C18 or early C19 cheese room addition; altered. Faced in
red brick with blue headers in Flemish bond, otherwise rubblestone with brick
dressings. Graduated Cotswold stone slate roof with pantiles to addition. 2
storeys with attic. 3-bay main range with 3 short parallel rear wings, the left
wing with cheese room extension to rear. Entrance front: central door of 6
flush panels (top 4 glazed) with keystone masked by later gabled porch of red
brick with stone, round-arched opening. C20 small-pane wood casement windows of
1 light over door, otherwise 3 lights, all having flat brick arches with key-
stones (some now concrete), on ground floor with concrete sills, on 1st floor
with tile sills. Half-hipped roof with corniced brick ridge stacks to outer
rear wings, that on right with stone diamond dated 17(87?); and another between
left-hand wing and extension. Rear: central board door with 4-pane overlight.
On left, C20 flat-roofed infill block (not of special interest) against former
yard wall, which has former bread oven at front. Right wing extension has
blocked former ground and 1st floor doors, the latter now with window, and ends
of purlins visible in gable. Segmental header-brick-arched windows to main
range and returns of wing extension. Right return: front range has 2-light
attic window with overlapped glass; wing has later sash with glazing bars below
wedge lintel. Left return, probably early C20 bay window to front range and
2-light attic window; a window to each floor of wing. INTERIOR: front range has
brick-infilled stud partition walls. Old board and panelled doors including
board door in rear gable of added cheese room which also has large-scantling
chamfered beams with run-out stops. Old floor boards to 1st floor and attic.
Wooden winder stair to attic which has one old metal casement frame with decora-
tive catch (in right gable) fand 5 roof trusses with wide-spaced raking queen
struts, curved collars, chamfered staggered butt purlins and mostly old rafters.

Listing NGR: SU1146385662

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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