Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1022325

Date first listed: 20-Dec-1960

Date of most recent amendment: 29-Feb-1988

Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE


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Statutory Address: MANOR FARMHOUSE

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Kington St. Michael

National Grid Reference: ST 88650 77757


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7/105 Manor Farmhouse (formerly listed as Easton 20.12.60 Piercy Farmhouse)


Farmhouse, dated 1631, roughcast rubble stone with ashlar dressings, coped gables and ashlar stacks, three diagonal shafts on main ridge and two similar on rear chimney gable. Two storeys and attic, formal three-gabled south front with ovolo-moulded mullion windows, 2-light with hoodmould to attic, 3-light with dripcourse to first floor and 4-light with dripcourse to ground floor, each side of late C19 or early C20 gabled porch. Old photographs show 3-light window in centre. Moulded plinth. West end gable has similar window each floor. East end gable has similar attic 2- light and c1900 added outbuilding to east. Old photographs show similar fenestration to west gable and a second gable to right with fenestration as for a staircase. Rear has chimney gable to right with date plaque ILAL 1631 and gable to left, then c1900 two-storey parallel rear range. Estate belonged to the Lyte family in C16, sold to J. Langton 1618. Kilvert describes the house as ruinous in 1871, the 'great hall and the grand staircase both gone'. It was repaired for the Neeld estate c1900. The panelling in the Manor House, Castle Combe is said to have come from here, dated TL 1669 for Thomas Langton. (Wilts Arch Mag, 4 1857 36 ff; J. Badeni, Wiltshire Forefathers, 1960 51-3; W. Plomer ed Kilvert's Diaries, 1969 2 20)

Listing NGR: ST8865077757


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Legacy System number: 315918

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Books and journals
Badeni, J , Wiltshire Forefathers, (1960), 51-3
Plomer, W, Kilverts Diaries, (1969), 2, 20
'Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine' in Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Magazine, , Vol. 4, (1857), 36

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