WHTLEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1021765

Date first listed: 13-Feb-1985

Statutory Address: WHTLEY FARMHOUSE, FIRST LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: WHTLEY FARMHOUSE, FIRST LANE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Melksham Without

National Grid Reference: ST 88341 66180

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Details

ST 86 NE MELKSHAM WITHOUT FIRST LANE,WHITLEY (south side)

1/185 Whitley Farmhouse



GV II

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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