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Downthorn's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Marshfield, South Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4748 / 51°28'29"N

Longitude: -2.2964 / 2°17'47"W

OS Eastings: 379508

OS Northings: 175135

OS Grid: ST795751

Mapcode National: GBR 0PF.G73

Mapcode Global: VH968.46T7

Entry Name: Downthorn's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1321188

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34621

Location: Marshfield, South Gloucestershire, SN14

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Marshfield

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Marshfield

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

MARSHFIELD DOWN ROAD
ST 77 NE

8/199
Downthorn's Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Circa early C18 extended in C19 and with C20 alterations. Coursed
limestone rubble. Slate mansard roof over main range with stone coped gable
ends with ashlar stacks with cornices. Lower asbestos mansard roof over wing to
left and stone tile roof over extension on left end with stone gable end
stacks. Plan: 2 room plan main range with central winder stairs, both rooms
heated from gable end stacks; one-room plan service wing on left and C19 one-
room plan extension on left end of service wing with an outshut at the back.
Exterior: 2 storeys, attic and cellar. Main range with asymmetrical 3-window
south front. C20 2-light casements, ground floor with hoodmoulds; doorway to
right of centre now a window. Large C20 porch to left of centre. Two C20 flat
roof dormers. One storey and attic, 1-window service wing to left and 2 storey
1-window extension on left end with 2-light casement windows. Rear of main
range three 2-light stone mullion windows on first floor, 2 are ovolo-moulded,
that on right is cyma-moulded. Small single light ovolo-moulded stone window on
ground floor to right of centre, blocked doorway to its right and casement to
left with hoodmould. C20 and C19 outshuts on right against service wing.
Interior: Left hand room has chamfered stone fireplace. Winder staircase boxed
in at centre of house. On first floor a fielded 4-panel door and plank doors.
Stone barrel-vaulted cellar under left hand room. Roof has lapped collars,
clasped purlins and large common rafters.


Listing NGR: ST7950875135

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