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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: 1023790



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Britford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 23-Mar-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319408

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4/28 Rectory Farmhouse



Detached house. Mid C17. English bond brick, on flint and stone plinth, tiled roof with central grouped brick stacks. Lobby entry plan. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central gabled brick porch has 4- centred arch and inner doorway has 4-centred stone arched opening with original oak studded door. Either side are 4-light mullion and transomed windows with drip moulds. First floor has central 2- light ovolo-mullioned window with 4-light ovolo-mullioned windows either side. Left return has 4-light mullioned and transomed windows to ground floor with drip mould, first floor has 4-light ovolo-mullioned window with drip mould and attic has 3-light ovolo mullioned window. Outshut to rear is slightly later; straight joint, and has wooden 2-light casement to ground floor and 2-light chamfered mullioned window with drip mould to first floor. Rear has central projecting stair turret with 2-light ovolo-mullioned windows. Interior not accessible at time of survey (August 1984), but recorded by R.C.H.M. Hall on left of lobby has stone floor, late C17 panelling and moulded stone 4-centred-arched fireplace. Parlour to right has 4-centred-arched fireplace. Ovolo and cyma- moulded oak doorcase leads to rear stairs; oak newel stairs with turned balusters rise round well. Particularly fine carved stone 4-centred-arch fireplaces in bedrooms have decorated surround and overmantel with Ionic columns flanking recessed panels and strapwork decoration above. Small closet between bedrooms. 5-bay roof has grouped stack in centre bay, tie-beam with straight collars and butt purlins. (Unpublished records of R.C.H.M. (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1627228498

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National Grid Reference: SU 16271 28499


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