Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1022076

Date first listed: 01-Aug-1986



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District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Corsham

National Grid Reference: ST 85942 68586


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CORSHAM MOOR BARTON ST 86 NE 3/278 Overmoor Farmhouse GV II

Farmhouse, C16 and C17, rough rendered rubble stone with stone tiled roofs. Main range is 2 storeys and attic, with coped gables north end and rear wall stacks. Two hipped dormers. Four-window range, C19 4-12-4 pane sashes to left bay, each floor, the other 3 bays near symmetrical with recessed hollow-moulded mullion windows and hoodmoulds, 4-light with king mullion each side, 2-light to first floor centre. Ground floor right window replaced by 4-12-4 pane sash. Additional 2-light window to right of centre. Central later C17 ashlar gabled porch with fine moulded doorcase; basket- arched doorway, architrave, cornice on scrolled brackets, shallow pediment and low relief finials over. Moulded inner doorcase with studded plank door. South end wall has similar 3-light mullion window and hoodmould. Rear of main range has central projection for truncated outside stack, wall-face stack to right. Two-light window each floor adjoining outside stack to right, to left, single stair light, 2 first floor 3-lights, 2 ground floor 2-lights, all with hoodmoulds and plank door in moulded oak frame to left. Attached at north end is 'L'-plan range connecting to 'L'-plan stable and loft. Section north of house has adjacent ridge stacks, coped north gable, east front plank door and casement, rear 12-pane eaves hipped dormer, door in triangular stone tiled porch, in angle to a 2 storey north-west outhouse and 8-pane window to right of door. Range running east has south side oak plank door in oak frame, and one 3-light with hoodmould, ovolo-moulded. Stable range has single light and door to south, gable to east and wing running north with east side door and casements to both floors. Interior: Heavy chamfered beams to north end room with moulded stone arched fireplace. A date of 1547 said to have been found on roof timber. House belonged to West family c1560-1609, Long family 1609-77, Speke family of Hazelbury Manor 1677-97 and to Edwards family 1697-1913. (H. Brakspear, Corsham n.d. 28)

Listing NGR: ST8594168550


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Brakspear, H, Corsham28

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