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Newcourt newcourt Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Downton, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 50.9989 / 50°59'56"N

Longitude: -1.7548 / 1°45'17"W

OS Eastings: 417300

OS Northings: 122200

OS Grid: SU173222

Mapcode National: GBR 528.74Z

Mapcode Global: FRA 766G.XTW

Entry Name: Newcourt newcourt Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1300463

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319671

Location: Downton, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Downton

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Downton St Lawrence

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SU 12 SE
(off east side)
Newcourt and Newcourt Farmhouse


Pair of semi-detached houses. Late C17. English bond brick with
limestone quoins, tiled roofs, brick stacks with toothed capping.
H-plan; each house is T-plan. Newcourt Farmhouse to east has 2-
storey, basement and attic, 4-window front. Central half-glazed
door in bolection-moulded case with open segmental pediment and
recessed chamfered side-lights, to right is one 2-light recessed
chamfered mullioned window and to left are two mullioned windows;
all with flat arches. First floor moulded string course and four
recessed chamfered mullioned windows; all with leaded lights.
Basement has 2-light mullioned windows and chamfered doorcase,
moulded plinth. Attic has four hipped dormers with 2-light leaded
casements. Coped verges with kneelers. Right return has 2-light
mullioned windows with some blocked to attic. Left return has
external stack with offsets, 2-light mullioned windows with some
blocked. Central linking range of 'H' has C19 4-panelled door with
tiled canopy to front with 2-light mullioned windows to basement,
ground and first floor, basement has chamfered doorcase to left and
blocked door below C19 door, string,courses and a straight joint
down centre. Rear of centre range has C20 extension to ground
floor and C20 casements to first floor. Newcourt to west has 2-
storey with basement and attic, 6-window front. Central planked
and studded door in bolection-moulded case with open segmental
pediment, chamfered side-lights and C19 gabled porch, to either
side are 9-pane sashes in chamfered cases. First floor has string
course and five 2-light mullioned windows. Basement has similar
windows. Attic has two C19 gabled dormers. Right return has plate
glass sashes and mullioned windows. Left return has mullioned
Interior of Newcourt has newel stairs with original turned
balusters and fine plank and muntin partition rising to first
floor, chamfered beams with ogee stops. Newcourt Farmhouse has
chamfered beams with ogee, step and runout stops throughout,
chamfered stone fireplace and blocked fireplace with continuous
chamfer. Stairs with vase balusters, partly boxed-in by fine plank
and muntin partition, planked doors with wooden latches to attic.
The detail of stairs and partitioning closely resembles that at The
Courthouse in Downton (q.v.).
(Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury)

Listing NGR: SU1730022200

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