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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: 1022342



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Kington St. Michael

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 315955

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ST 97 NW

8/142 Upper Swinley Farmhouse


Farmhouse, C17 origins, remodelled in later C18, rubble stone with stone slate roof, hipped at north west angle, ashlar end stacks and large front ridge stack with three diagonal shafts. Two storeys and attic, L-plan with double-fronted east front of 3-light cyma- moulded flush mullion windows of C18 type each side of door in ashlar surround set in mid C19 porch with coped gable, arched front entry and Tudor-arched side entries. Reset datestone WC 1639 in gable. North front has one-window range of similar windows to left and brick lean-to to right. South end wall has sundial in gable. Parallel rear range with south stack. Interior not inspected. From 1583 leased by Hungerford family to Coller family, sold to them 1651. Sold to Rev G. Estcourt c1652 and house described as newly built in 1664 at his death. In the C19 farm was part of the Neeld of Grittleton estate. (J. Badeni Wiltshire Forefathers 1960 94-5; Wiltshire Notes and Queries 2 1899 351, 394)

Listing NGR: ST9052179211

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Badeni, J , Wiltshire Forefathers, (1960), 94-5
'Wiltshire Notes and Queries' in Wiltshire Notes and Queries, , Vol. 2, (1899), 351, 394

National Grid Reference: ST 90521 79211


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