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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Biddestone, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.46 / 51°27'36"N

Longitude: -2.1941 / 2°11'38"W

OS Eastings: 386612

OS Northings: 173466

OS Grid: ST866734

Mapcode National: GBR 1R2.J3D

Mapcode Global: VH969.XKFM

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1198858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 317114

Location: Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Biddestone

Built-Up Area: Biddestone

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: By Brook

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

BIDDESTONE CORSHAM ROAD
ST 8466
9/24
Manor Farmhouse
20.12.60

GV II

House, mid to late C17 and early C18, rubble stone with stone tiled
roof, hipped to north west wing. Coped south gable with ashlar end
wall stack and ashlar ridge stacks to main range and wing. 2
storey and attic, 'L'-plan. Chamfer-moulded mullion windows with
hoodmoulds and leaded lights. West front: Main range to ridge
stack with 3 hipped dormers and flush quoins to south end first
floor and north end straight joint. 2 first floor 3-light windows,
set to right, ground floor 4-light and 3-light windows set evenly
each side of later C17 Tudor arched doorway with carved imposts.
To left of straight joint, 2-light windows to both floors, upper
window without hoodmould. Wing projects with small 2-light ground
floor window and single light upper window in return wall and 3-
light window to each floor of west end wall. Straight joint
between return wall and end wall. Rear: main range shows evidence
of several stages of building; door, similar to front door, is on
axis, but with straight joint to right. Ground floor right side
window, 4 lights, has relieving arch over. 4-light left side
window. First floor 3-light window to right has hoodmould, 3-light
to centre and 2-light to left do not. No straight joint to
correspond with ridge stack, but continuous walling with blocked 2-
light and one C20 window to first floor, right end. Ground floor
obscured by lean-to (to be removed 1984). South end has additional
lower ranges, one 2 storey, one window range with south end stack,
walling partly continuous with main range but much altered c1923
and 1983. Further range with south end outside stair added 1983.
Interior: main house has fine Tudor arched stone fireplaces each
end.


Listing NGR: ST8661273466

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