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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: 1021765



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Melksham Without

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 314402

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1/185 Whitley Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Late C17. Rubblestone, stone slate roof with saddleback coped verges, kneelers and finials. Ashlar stacks. L-plan with cross-passage. 2 storeys, 3 windows. Central 7- plank door has moulded architrave and drip mould continuous with windows to left. Windows are 3 and 2-light ovolo moulded mullions to left and to right is paired 8-pane sash in moulded architrave. Above are 3 Cotswold-type gables each with one 3-light ovolo mullioned window with drip mould. Projecting wing to right is 2- storey with 2 windows; 3-light ovolo mullioned window with drip mould and one cross window to ground, above is jettied first floor landing with one casement, supported on timber posts and a stone column with Ionic capital. 3-light ovolo mullioned window to right. Windows to wing and rear of main house are similar; same Cotswold-type gables to rear and parlour window is 4-light ovolo mullioned with king mullion. Interior: parlour to right of front door has large stone 4-centred arched fireplace and chamfered ceiling beams with plain stops. Stairs in main house and wing. Wing formerly used as services containing bakehouse, apple room and large cellar (now blocked). K Datestone in central gable, of 1696 below initials T M is from the dovecote demolished in 1960's. This is a good example of a large C17 stone farmhouse.

Listing NGR: ST8834166180

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National Grid Reference: ST 88341 66180


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