Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse

27 Jul 2000
Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse, Alton, Kennet, Wiltshire, SN8 4LB
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ALTON ALTON BARNES SU 16 SW 5/4 Alton Barnes Manor Farmhouse


Farmhouse, now house and cottage. C18. Diaper brick with stone quoins to southern 4 bays. Slate roof. Two storeys, main elevation of 6 bays with 6-panelled door and bracketed canopy in third bay. Three bays to right earlier. Gauged segmental arches with stone keys, altered late C18-early C19 when rewindowed with 12-pane sashes with wide boxes, the end bays tripartite. Manor Farm was the scene of a violent farmworkers rising in 1830 when the farmer Mr. Pyle discharged his firearms at the protestors, but was saved from injury by one of his workers. Mr. Pyle had cut the white horse above Alton earlier, in 1811.

Listing NGR: SU1080762021


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0955 IOE Records taken by B J W Heath; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr B.J.W. Heath. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Heath, B.J.W.

Rights Holder: Heath, B.J.W.


Brick, Slate, Stone, Stuart Farmhouse, Georgian Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Monument <By Form>