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Rectory Farmhouse, Britford

Description: Rectory Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 March 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 319408

OS Grid Reference: SU1627128499
OS Grid Coordinates: 416271, 128499
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0556, -1.7692

Location: Lower Road, Britford, Wiltshire SP5 4DX

Locality: Britford
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP5 4DX

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Listing Text

(east side)

4/28 Rectory Farmhouse



Detached house. Mid C17. English bond brick, on flint and stone
plinth, tiled roof with central grouped brick stacks. Lobby entry
plan. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central gabled brick porch has 4-
centred arch and inner doorway has 4-centred stone arched opening
with original oak studded door. Either side are 4-light mullion
and transomed windows with drip moulds. First floor has central 2-
light ovolo-mullioned window with 4-light ovolo-mullioned windows
either side. Left return has 4-light mullioned and transomed
windows to ground floor with drip mould, first floor has 4-light
ovolo-mullioned window with drip mould and attic has 3-light ovolo
mullioned window. Outshut to rear is slightly later; straight
joint, and has wooden 2-light casement to ground floor and 2-light
chamfered mullioned window with drip mould to first floor. Rear
has central projecting stair turret with 2-light ovolo-mullioned
Interior not accessible at time of survey (August 1984), but
recorded by R.C.H.M. Hall on left of lobby has stone floor, late
C17 panelling and moulded stone 4-centred-arched fireplace.
Parlour to right has 4-centred-arched fireplace. Ovolo and cyma-
moulded oak doorcase leads to rear stairs; oak newel stairs with
turned balusters rise round well. Particularly fine carved stone
4-centred-arch fireplaces in bedrooms have decorated surround and
overmantel with Ionic columns flanking recessed panels and
strapwork decoration above. Small closet between bedrooms. 5-bay
roof has grouped stack in centre bay, tie-beam with straight
collars and butt purlins.
(Unpublished records of R.C.H.M. (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1627228498

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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