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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: 1023910



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Downton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 04-Jul-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 319692

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DOWNTON STANDLYNCH SU 12 SE (west side) 4/133 Witherington Farmhouse and attached cottage


Farmhouse. c1700. Flemish bond brick, with C18 addition in English bond, tiled roofs, brick stacks. Late C18 cottage to rear is Flemish bond brick. L-plan. 2-storey, 5-window front. Central 6- panelled door has segmental head with keystone, and gabled porch, to right are two 3-light and one single casement, to left are two 12-pane sashes and one single casement. First floor has 2-brick plat band and five 2-light leaded casements. Two hipped dormers to roof, saddleback coped verges. To right is C18 bay with one 3- light casement, windowless right return and rear with casements. Left return has 12-pane sash to ground and first floors. Rear of main range has casements and tile-hung gabled extension. Rear cottage has planked door in porch to north front and segmental- headed casements to ground floor, first floor has four C19 2-light casements. Attached to right of cottage front is one-bay workshop in English bond with vitrified headers, planked door and casements. Rear outshut to cottage. Interior has pine fireplace with Ionic pilasters to south end, chamfered beams and fireplace lintel to north end, panelled dado and some reset partition panelling. Stairs have reused turned balusters. Attic with planked doors with strap hinges. This house mentioned in 1648 Parliamentary Survey; 3-bay timber-framed house, prior to rebuilding in brick c1700. (Unpublished records of RCHM (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1817024815

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National Grid Reference: SU 18170 24815


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