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Elston Hill Farmhouse and Attached Brewhouse, Orcheston

Description: Elston Hill Farmhouse and Attached Brewhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 January 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 319894

OS Grid Reference: SU0679245644
OS Grid Coordinates: 406792, 145644
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2100, -1.9041

Location: Orcheston, Wiltshire SP3 4HR

Locality: Orcheston
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: SP3 4HR

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Listing Text

Elston Hill
ST 93 SE
Farmhouse and
attached brewhouse

Farmhouse. 1850's or possibly 1860's. Flemish bond red brick with
limestone ashlar quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof; brick ridge
and end stacks with moulded stone capping. Double-depth central hall
plan with brewhouse attached by walls enclosing yard to rear left
(north west). 2 storeys. Symmetrical 3-window south front. Flat-roofed
porch with moulded stone cornices has moulded imposts to semi-circular
arch over 6-panel door. Gauged brick arches over 2/2-pane sashes. Wide
projecting eaves and moulded stone cornice. 2/2, 4/4 and 6/6-pane
sashes to other elevations, which include rear doorway to yard and 6-
panel door recessed to left. Tall wall attached to brewhouse with
similar stack, gabled roof and gauged brick arches over casement
windows and doorway. Interior of house includes narrow-well staircase
with wreathed handrail, fret-out brackets; fine marble fireplaces with
cast-iron grates, moulded cornices, panelled doors and extensive
cellars with heavy doors. Brewhouse has retained original features
including coppers and ovens.

Listing NGR: SU0679245644

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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