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Orchard Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Kennett, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311382

Location: East Kennett, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: East Kennett

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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Listing Text

SU 16 NW WEST OVERTON EAST KENNET
9/130 Orchard Farmhouse
27.2.58
II
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.
(Wilbr B2368)


Listing NGR: SU1198567413

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