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Downend Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Longney and Epney, Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.8226 / 51°49'21"N

Longitude: -2.3495 / 2°20'58"W

OS Eastings: 376008

OS Northings: 213829

OS Grid: SO760138

Mapcode National: GBR 0K3.LTV

Mapcode Global: VH94H.7G85

Entry Name: Downend Farm

Listing Date: 30 September 1985

Last Amended: 5 November 2008

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340619

English Heritage Legacy ID: 131784

Location: Longney and Epney, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL2

County: Gloucestershire

District: Stroud

Civil Parish: Longney and Epney

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Longney

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


510/4/125 DOWNEND FARM
(Formerly listed as:


Detached farmhouse. C17; early C19 additions. Timber framed;
brick; ashlar and brick chimneys; plain tile roof. L-plan;
single-storey with attic; two-storey addition to south; single-
storey with attic addition to north. West front: small framed
projecting gable end with single casement fenestration; C20 with
attic oriel over; tall brick eaves-mounted chimney to right;
small framing to right with C19 casement; ashlar ridge-mounted
chimney with moulded cap extended in brick; C19 brick wing further
right with scattered casements in segmental arched openings;
doorway with plank door and segmental head; continuous eaves brick
dentil course. South end: brick ridge-mounted chimney to brick
gable end; two attic casements. East side: small framing to right
with single through brace; single casement; one canted C19 oriel;
C20 flat-roofed off-centre dormer; C19 brick wing to left with
segmental arched plank door; scattered casements. North end:
gabled with small framing; straight bracing; two C20 casements;
single small-paned attic casement; projecting brick gable to right
with single C19 attic casement; two C20 casements below.
Interior has one room with cambered-beamed ceiling.


Downend Farm is designated for the following principal reasons:

* as a substantially intact example of a C17 vernacular cottage with early C19 additions
* a good example of local construction techniques

Listing NGR: SO7600813829

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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