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Lyemarsh Farmhouse, Mere

Description: Lyemarsh Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 320216

OS Grid Reference: ST8314130505
OS Grid Coordinates: 383141, 130505
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0736, -2.2420

Location: Wet Lane, Mere, Wiltshire BA12 6BA

Locality: Mere
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6BA

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/86 Lyemarsh Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 and C18. Front is small squared and coursed limestone, other
walls rubble; thatch to right half, Welsh slate to left half, lean-to to right
with pantile roof. Original building two-room plan, fireplace to left, gable
entry, stair at front centre; one-bay extension, left, with door adjacent to
former gable entry. Two storeys, 1+2 windows. Left part has 3-light small-
paned casement at each level, plank door right at junction with older unit which
has two 2-light horizontal bar casements, that to right previously a door; upper
level has two 2-light with early leading. Lean-to has plank door and 2-light
brick stacks, left gable and at junction. Back has various 2-lights with lead-
ing or glazing bars. Right end hipped over casement. Interior has oak winder
stair, heavy transverse beams and exposed joists; original simple 2-purlin steep
roof. Rare example of unmodified farmhouse.

Listing NGR: ST8314130505

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Source: English Heritage

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