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Latitude: 51.6136 / 51°36'48"N
Longitude: -1.6986 / 1°41'54"W
OS Eastings: 420965
OS Northings: 190573
OS Grid: SU209905
Mapcode National: GBR 4TS.WXF
Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.HPWW
Entry Name: Round Robin Farmhouse
Listing Date: 20 September 1979
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1023345
English Heritage Legacy ID: 318375
Location: Highworth, Swindon, SN6
Civil Parish: Highworth
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham
Church of England Diocese: Bristol
5410 HIGHWORTH FRIARS HILL
Round Robin Farmhouse
SU 29 SW 6/241
Dated 1772 though possibly rebuilt circa 1800. Two and a half storeys rubble
with brick quoins and quoined brick dressings and a 3 course band of vitreous
headers over the ground floor. Modern tile roof with 2 hipped dormers and
gable end chimneys (plus another). Three bays, segmental headed glazing bar
sash windows in moulded frames. Projecting gabled C20 porch left of centre
with a Regency knocker. Blocked door right of centre, above is a stone tablet
1772, and a Royal Exchange Fire Insurance Mark (No 186744) taken
out in 1801 for house, dairy, barns, rickyards and utensils.
L plan extension to rear with 2 ridge heights, lower part stone tiled. The
nearby contemporary barn and granary have lost their roofs and are not of
The farmhouse is significant as an early dated example of the use of brick
quoins and dressings which became common in the C19.
Listing NGR: SU2096590573
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