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4-10, Bakers Corner

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4109 / 51°24'39"N

Longitude: -2.2028 / 2°12'10"W

OS Eastings: 385991

OS Northings: 168007

OS Grid: ST859680

Mapcode National: GBR 1RN.FWZ

Mapcode Global: VH96H.RSTR

Entry Name: 4-10, Bakers Corner

Listing Date: 1 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1364021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315028

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: Neston

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

In the entry for:
CORSHAM BAKERS CORNER
ST 86 NE
Neston
1/4 Nos 4 to 10 (even)
II
The description shall be amended to read:
Farmhouse with addition and attached cowhouse, now 4 dwellings. c1700;
early-mid C18, converted, added to and altered 1919 and again c1985. Rubble
stone with interlocking tile roofs, concrete to No 10. Original farmhouse (nos
6 and 8) of 1½ storeys, 2 bays, with another, low, bay linking to former
cowhouse, now 1½ storeys, 2 bays (no 10). Projecting from front right of
farmhouse is early-mid C18 addition (no 4) which is gable-end on, of 2 storeys
with basement and attic, and which has 2-storey, 2-bay 1919 addition to right.
Windows are mostly flat-faced mullioned windows with bead-moulded surrounds.
Former farmhouse (nos 6 and 8) : board door (to no 8) in quoined, bead-moulded
surround; windows of 2 lights and 1 light to left; later, larger, 2-light
window with raised surround to right; two 2-light gabled attic dormers (gables
rebuilt); roof steps down between left-hand ground floor windows, with later
corniced stack at change in roof line and old ridge stack with shouldered base
in line with doorway. Former cowhouse (no 10) to left: former wood-lintelled
doorway to through-passage on right, blocked and with 2-light window; 2-light
catslide dormer above and 2-light window to left; left bay has early C20
outshut under catslide roof with side-entry and large late C20 dormer window;
C20 stacks to ridge and left end. Farmhouse addition (no 4) projecting to front
right: ashlar quoins; c1985 3-light basement window; restored ground-floor
window formerly of 3 lights; c1985 3-light window above; original 2-light
attic window; attic window with dripstone, others with hoodmoulds, all offset
to left; raised verge with ashlar coping on moulded kneelers; corniced,
ashlar, gable stack and another to rear gable. To right the 1919 extension has
quoins; board stable door on left with quoined surround and gabled porch; two
2-light windows to each floor; end stack to right. To left side of addition,
in angle with main farmhouse, is pent-roofed, coursed-stone porch having plinth,
1-light window to end wall, and in left side a raised moulded door surround,
with board door (to no 6), and above (to addition) a blocked 2-light window with
hoodmould.
Rear: main range has early C20 added single-storey wash-kitchen wing with
quoins, quoined door and window to right return, and corniced stack: to right of
wing is a 2-light window and to left one light remains of a former wider window;
further left, wood lintel above former doorway, now with 2-light window; later
2-light window left again. Former cowhouse has blocked former doorway to
through-passage, now with 2-light window, and C20 doorway and dormers. Right
return: end wall of main range is masked on ground floor by added outshut (not
of special interest) but on 1st floor are windows of 1 and 2 lights; kneeler
stones to gable and ashlar coping with base of finial; later stack to right
side. Gable of 1919 extension has paired quoined doorways to right, that to far
right formerly to privy (now blocked and with window).
Interior: deeply-chamfered cross-beams in right-hand room of main range (no 6).
No 4 has stone surrounds to corner fireplaces on ground, 1st and attic floors
(on 1st floor with raised moulding, on attic elliptically-arched); chamfered
beam with lamb's tongue stops to ground and 1st floor; blocked former doorway
through to main range on 1st floor; 2-bay roof with principal rafter truss. 2
tiers of butt purlins and diagonally-set ridge piece.

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CORSHAM BAKERS CORNER, Neston
ST 86 NE
1/4 Nos 4 to 10 (even)
II

Row of 4 cottages, early C18 with additions, rubble stone with
Bridgwater tile roofs. No 4 at north end has original range gable-
ended to road with C19 extensions to north. Original range has
coped gables, end stacks and bead-moulded mullion windows, one
blocked 2-light to south side first floor over lean-to ashlar porch
with plank door in raised moulded surround to front and single
light to east side. Door gives access to No 6. East end wall has
2-light attic window, 3-light to first and ground floors, with
hoodmoulds. Attached to south, Nos 6 and 8 are one and half storey
with ridge and south stacks, 2 dormer gables, 2-window range of 2-
light bead-moulded windows and central door (to No 8). No 8 has
painted walling and one single light to left structurally part of
No 10. No 10 has similar windows, one 2-light in catslide dormer
over former door, now with 2-light and one 2-light to left.
Extension projects to left with door in angle, casement pair to
front and C20 dormer above.


Listing NGR: ST8599168007

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