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Top Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Highclere, Hampshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3253 / 51°19'31"N

Longitude: -1.3786 / 1°22'42"W

OS Eastings: 443394

OS Northings: 158647

OS Grid: SU433586

Mapcode National: GBR 82P.SBR

Mapcode Global: VHCZQ.2Y1F

Entry Name: Top Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 July 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1092444

English Heritage Legacy ID: 138319

Location: Highclere, Basingstoke and Deane, Hampshire, RG20

County: Hampshire

District: Basingstoke and Deane

Civil Parish: Highclere

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Highclere St Michael and All Angels

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:

SU 45 NW HIGHCLERE TOP FARMHOUSE

6/8

GV II

Farmhouse, now house. C16 or earlier with 1 st half C17 and later
alterations, and major extensions and alterations mid-late C20. Timber-
frame now tile-hung or replaced C20; brick; plain tile roof; brick
stack. 1½ storeys, 3 bays, the left bay an addition. Extensive C20
rear additions not of special interest. C20 windows. Entrance at rear.
Courtyard elevation has windows of 1 and 2 lights to ground floor and
two weatherboarded, gabled, 4-light dormers. Roof half-hipped at left
end and with multiple - flue ridge stack between right-hand bays.
Interior: on 1st floor there is some evidence of the original timber
frame, including wall plates, roof timbers and wind-braces. The right-
hand room has C17 chamfered-arched fireplace with fine elaborate plaster
panel above having royal coat of arms surrounded by flowers and foliage.


Listing NGR: SU4339458647

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