Lyemarsh Farmhouse

30 Jun 2001
Lyemarsh Farmhouse, Wet Lane, Mere, Salisbury, Wiltshire, BA12 6BA
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

ST 83 SW MERE WET LANE (north side)

2/86 Lyemarsh Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C17 and C18. Front is small squared and coursed limestone, other walls rubble; thatch to right half, Welsh slate to left half, lean-to to right with pantile roof. Original building two-room plan, fireplace to left, gable entry, stair at front centre; one-bay extension, left, with door adjacent to former gable entry. Two storeys, 1+2 windows. Left part has 3-light small- paned casement at each level, plank door right at junction with older unit which has two 2-light horizontal bar casements, that to right previously a door; upper level has two 2-light with early leading. Lean-to has plank door and 2-light brick stacks, left gable and at junction. Back has various 2-lights with lead- ing or glazing bars. Right end hipped over casement. Interior has oak winder stair, heavy transverse beams and exposed joists; original simple 2-purlin steep roof. Rare example of unmodified farmhouse.

Listing NGR: ST8314130505


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0485 IOE Records taken by G M Cotton; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr G.M. Cotton. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cotton, G.M.

Rights Holder: Cotton, G.M.


Limestone, Pantile, Rubble, Thatch, Welsh Slate, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building