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Piggeries at Towers Farm Arnewood 150 Metres North-West of Arnewood Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Sway, Hampshire

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Latitude: 50.7734 / 50°46'24"N

Longitude: -1.6054 / 1°36'19"W

OS Eastings: 427918

OS Northings: 97167

OS Grid: SZ279971

Mapcode National: GBR 66H.GXR

Mapcode Global: FRA 77J1.GCJ

Entry Name: Piggeries at Towers Farm Arnewood 150 Metres North-West of Arnewood Court

Listing Date: 13 May 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1296871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 144430

Location: Sway, New Forest, Hampshire, SO41

County: Hampshire

District: New Forest

Civil Parish: Sway

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Hordle All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Winchester

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Listing Text


13/9 Piggeries at Towers Farm
Arnewood 150m north-west
of Arnewood Court


Model pig farm. Circa 1880 for ATT Peterson. Mass concrete built in lifts,
including vaulted roofs which must have been built in-situ on formwork. Situated
behind Downlands Cottage, off Barrows Lane, a planned farm complex consisting of 3
rows of buildings set parallel on a north-west/south-east axis. Buildings of
different length but same form: single storey, 2 bays wide with moulded cornice
that runs along sides and at ends rises up along vault of roof. Various openings for
windows and doors and some chimneys (probably rendered brick). Derelict and in a poor
state of repair, one range suffered a sudden collapse in the early 1980s. These
buildings are important both as an example of early concrete construction, and as
an example of the late C19 planned pig farm.

Listing NGR: SP2974201942

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