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WESTROP 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: WESTROP FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1023389

Location

WESTROP FARMHOUSE, WESTROP

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: 318487

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

1. 5410 HIGHWORTH WESTROP Westrop Farmhouse SU 2092 20/360

II

2. Probably mid to late C17. Two and a half storeys, rubble with modern tile roof. Raised and moulded verges with moulded footstones. 'L' plan wing to left of 2 bays, converted C20. Two chimneys with moulded capping, the right hand one with an enormous external stack. Two gabled dormers. Three ranges of windows, centre of 2 lights, ovolo mullions and drips, relieving arches over ground floor openings. Central door now a window, its jambs carved with initials 'J.H.' and 'W.H.', obscured date stone above. The initials probably refer to members of the Hussey family; the datestone was said to bear the date 1640. Two labels over cellar openings to right (possibly a later insertion) To rear: central steep gable with moulded oculus, small gabled stair turret to right. Interior: inglenook fire-place. Ovolo moulding to beam with complex stop.

Listing NGR: SU2005192870

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National Grid Reference: SU2005192870

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