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ROUND ROBIN FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: ROUND ROBIN FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1023345

Location

ROUND ROBIN FARMHOUSE, FRIARS HILL

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

County:

District: Swindon

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Highworth

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Sep-1979

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 318375

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 5410 HIGHWORTH FRIARS HILL Round Robin Farmhouse SU 29 SW 6/241

II

2. Dated 1772 though possibly rebuilt circa 1800. Two and a half storeys rubble with brick quoins and quoined brick dressings and a 3 course band of vitreous headers over the ground floor. Modern tile roof with 2 hipped dormers and gable end chimneys (plus another). Three bays, segmental headed glazing bar sash windows in moulded frames. Projecting gabled C20 porch left of centre with a Regency knocker. Blocked door right of centre, above is a stone tablet inscribed F.W. A.D. 1772, and a Royal Exchange Fire Insurance Mark (No 186744) taken out in 1801 for house, dairy, barns, rickyards and utensils. L plan extension to rear with 2 ridge heights, lower part stone tiled. The nearby contemporary barn and granary have lost their roofs and are not of special interest. The farmhouse is significant as an early dated example of the use of brick quoins and dressings which became common in the C19.

Listing NGR: SU2096590573

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National Grid Reference: SU 20965 90573

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