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Whtley Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham Without, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3945 / 51°23'40"N

Longitude: -2.1689 / 2°10'8"W

OS Eastings: 388341

OS Northings: 166180

OS Grid: ST883661

Mapcode National: GBR 1RW.JFV

Mapcode Global: VH96Q.C66S

Entry Name: Whtley Farmhouse

Location: Melksham Without, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Parish: Melksham Without

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Listing Date: 13 February 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314402

Source ID: 1021765

Listing Text

ST 86 NE MELKSHAM WITHOUT FIRST LANE,WHITLEY
(south side)

1/185 Whitley Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C17. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with
saddleback coped verges, kneelers and finials. Ashlar stacks.
L-plan with cross-passage. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central 7-
plank door has moulded architrave and drip mould continuous with
windows to left. Windows are 3 and 2-light ovolo moulded mullions
to left and to right is paired 8-pane sash in moulded architrave.
Above are 3 Cotswold-type gables each with one 3-light ovolo
mullioned window with drip mould. Projecting wing to right is 2-
storey with 2 windows; 3-light ovolo mullioned window with drip
mould and one cross window to ground, above is jettied first floor
landing with one casement, supported on timber posts and a stone
column with Ionic capital. 3-light ovolo mullioned window to
right. Windows to wing and rear of main house are similar; same
Cotswold-type gables to rear and parlour window is 4-light ovolo
mullioned with king mullion.
Interior: parlour to right of front door has large stone 4-centred
arched fireplace and chamfered ceiling beams with plain stops.
Stairs in main house and wing. Wing formerly used as services
containing bakehouse, apple room and large cellar (now blocked).
K
Datestone in central gable, of 1696 below initials T M is from the
dovecote demolished in 1960's. This is a good example of a large
C17 stone farmhouse.


Listing NGR: ST8834166180

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