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Latitude: 51.4056 / 51°24'20"N
Longitude: -1.8291 / 1°49'44"W
OS Eastings: 411985
OS Northings: 167413
OS Grid: SU119674
Mapcode National: GBR 4X4.SGF
Mapcode Global: VHB45.7XWT
Entry Name: Orchard Farmhouse
Listing Date: 27 February 1958
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1182779
English Heritage Legacy ID: 311382
Location: East Kennett, Wiltshire, SN8
Civil Parish: East Kennett
Traditional County: Wiltshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire
SU 16 NW WEST OVERTON EAST KENNET
9/130 Orchard Farmhouse
Farmhouse gable end to road. C16, C17 and C18. Sarsen, with brick
facade and extensions and brick gable. Thatched roof. Originally
single storey, now part single-storey and attic, part 2 storeys.
3½ bays with central kitchen wing to rear. Central living hall
with inserted stack with cross passage to rear, inner room in left
bay with dog-leg stair, and below cross passage a dairy, possibly
originally a byre. Door to cross passage within C20 open trellis
porch. Square bay to inner parlour, and paned casement windows.
Left end heightened to 2 storeys probably in C18.
Interior has spine beams in hall with ogee and bar stops, supported
on carved timber corbel in framed screen to upper end. Early-mid
C16 fire hood. Stair in parlour C18. Smoke blackening in roof.
Deeds relate to an estate of 1543-4.
Listing NGR: SU1198567413
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