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Granary 77m NW of Corsham Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4357 / 51°26'8"N

Longitude: -2.1838 / 2°11'1"W

OS Eastings: 387318

OS Northings: 170763

OS Grid: ST873707

Mapcode National: GBR 1R9.SVP

Mapcode Global: VH96J.35CQ

Entry Name: Granary 77m NW of Corsham Court

Listing Date: 1 August 1986

Last Amended: 3 January 2017

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284562

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315134

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Built-Up Area: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Greater Corsham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Summary

A granary of the late-C18 date.

Description

A granary of the late-C18 date.

MATERIALS: it is constructed of red brick in a Flemish bond with a stone plinth, under a gabled, stone tile roof.

PLAN: it is rectangular on plan and orientated NW-SE.

DESCRIPTION: the building is raised off the ground by staddle stones which carry timber bearers upon which the plinth rests. Each of the elevations has a blind, three-bay arcade. The central arch in the NW gable end has a square-headed doorway with a plank door and timber lintel, with a loading door above; there is also a loading door in the opposite gable end. The SW elevation has a two-light timber opening to the central arch, while the arches to the NE side contain square-headed, ashlar mullioned windows of two lights. Interior not inspected (2016).

History

The granary at Corsham Court forms part of a group of farm buildings within an estate yard to the north-west of the Grade I listed house and is described as having been built in the late C18.

Reasons for Listing

The granary 77m NW of Corsham Court is listed at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Architectural interest: as a well-built and well-preserved late-C18 granary which retains a significant proportion of historic fabric;
* Group value: it is forms part of a strong historic and spatial grouping of agricultural buildings, including a dovecote, barn and probable shelter shed, which are listed at Grade II.

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