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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1021472



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Dilton Marsh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Sep-1968

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313746

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DILTON MARSH FAIRWOOD ROAD ST 85 SE (east side) 4/108 Penleigh Farmhouse 11.9.68 GV II Farmhouse. Early C17 with C18 additions and early C19 wing. English garden wall bond brick, Bridgewater tiled roof, brick stacks, C19 range Flemish bond with Welsh slate roof. L-plan. Two-storey, 1-window former entrance front on south side. C17 range has 3-light cyma-mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light T mullioned and transomed window and datestone: G H / 1716 to first floor, toothed eaves. C18 wing attached to right has 4-panelled door, 3 and 2-light casements, to right of this is C19 wing with higher roofline and French windows, 4-pane and 16-pane sashes. Rear of C17 range has 3-light C20 and 3-light C19 casements, 3- light mullioned and transoms casement to first floor, 3-light casement to attic floor. Right return has 2-light mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light mullioned and transomed to first floor and 3-light attic casement, attached outbuildings. Interior of C17 range has blocked open fireplace, fine moulded cross beams to ground floor west room, C19 joinery. Initials on the datestone of those of George Turner who bought the Penleigh estate in 1704. (VCH, Wiltshire, Vol 8, 1965)

Listing NGR: ST8564150894

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Pugh, RB, Crittall, E, The Victoria History of the County of Wiltshire, (1965)

National Grid Reference: ST 85641 50894


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