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Manor Farmhouse, West Knoyle

Description: Manor Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 321284

OS Grid Reference: ST8602932684
OS Grid Coordinates: 386029, 132684
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0933, -2.2009

Location: New Close, West Knoyle, Wiltshire BA12 6AG

Locality: West Knoyle
County: Wiltshire
Country: England
Postcode: BA12 6AG

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Listing Text

ST 83 SE
(west side)
8/178 Manor Farmhouse

Farmhouse. C16, altered late C17 and C19. Coursed rubble stone,
asbestos slate roof, brick stacks. T-plan. Two-storey, 3-window
east front. Door with 6 fielded panels in Tudor-arched doorway
with carved spandrels and flat wooden hood, square bay with 3-light
recessed chamfered mullioned casement to left, 3-light leaded
casement and planked door to right. First floor has two 3-light
casements. Attached to right is early C19 barn and stable with
double doors and top-opening casements, reset late Medieval
datestone. Wing to left has 2-light and 3-light casements, blocked
segmental cellar window, south side of wing has 4-panelled door in
cast-iron tent porch. Front to left has 3-light casements. Rear
has C19 canted bay with 4-pane sashes and 2-light casement to
right, blocked Tudor-arched doorway, 3-light recessed chamfered
mullioned casement and C20 glazed porch to left, first floor has
three 3-light leaded or wooden casements, 4-light and single-
lights. Left return has datestone with deeply carved lettering and
date 1555.
Interior has mainly C17 fittings; recessed moulded panelling to
stairs, moulded plank and muntin partition encasing cellar stairs
in wing, cupboards with butterfly hinges below stairs and beside
partly blocked open fireplace in south room. Joinery includes
doors with 2 or 6 fielded panels. The datestones and other
fittings may have been reset here from the Manor House of the
Willoughby family, formerly in field to north of church and
demolished 1745.
(M.W. Mitchell, West Knoyle, 1978)

Listing NGR: ST8602932684

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Source: English Heritage

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