Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1023955

Date first listed: 29-May-1987

Statutory Address: DOWN BARNS


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Statutory Address: DOWN BARNS

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

District: Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Idmiston

National Grid Reference: SU 16965 37196


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IDMISTON - SU 13 NE 3/62 Down Barns GV II

Isolated house, farmyard with barn, stable granary and sheltershed, losed by walls. C19. Barn, on north side, of flint with brick quoins, four course lacings, and stepped gables. Sides of weather- boarding on timber framing. Slate roof. Six bays, with cartway through third bay. Tie beam and king post trusses with struts and single purlins. Roof extended to west over 2 bay cartshed with granary over. Cartshed has cast iron columns, with entry from outside yard. Granary has external stone staircase and floor independently supported within carthsed. On east side, a 4 unequal bay stable with tallet over, of similar construction, double doors to yard and three windows, and pitching door in gable to rear. Adjoining to south, an 8-bay sheltershed with cob rear wall and corrugated iron roof. Yard enclosed by flint wall with integral brick piers and tiled copings on south side, returning on west as a cob wall also with tiled copings. All forms a traditional farm group of early-mid C19 date. To south of sheltershed, former farmhouse, now ruinous, three bays with extension to south of 1 bay, and a 2-bay 2-storey block added later C19 to east side. Poor quality stone used for internal faces of walls. Adjacent to house, a steel windpump without fan or tail. House and windpump are outside yard and not included in group of special interest.

Listing NGR: SU1696537196


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Legacy System number: 319955

Legacy System: LBS

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