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Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Berwick Bassett
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SU 07 SE BERWICK BASSETT - 5/3 Manor Farmhouse (Formerly listed as The Old 27.2.58 Farmhouse 2 cottages) II* Old Manor House, now farmhouse. Late C15-early C16, and early C19. Chalkstone with timber framed upper floor and brick wing. Tiled roof. Two storeys, 6 bays with l-bay 2-storey jettied wing on north, and 2-bay service wing on south. Late C18 wing at south-west end. Medieval porch to cross passage now within hall, drawing room at east end, dining room to west adjoining service wing. Limestone moulded north door to passage, bracket-moulded door to south porch, the inner door now removed and refixed at Vasterne (c.f. Wootton Bassett C.P.). One 2-light hollow moulded original window, the other windows of oak, C20 from restoration by H. Breakspear, c1960. Upper floor framing 2 panels high with heavy tension braces and restored with herringbone brick noggings. Stack at east end and external stack to dining room. South wing has brick plat band and 6-panelled door, and a canted C19 bay. Interior Hall has fine timber panelled screen to dining room, which also has a large moulded stone fireplace and moulded ceiling beams. Similar fireplace in bedroom over but with different mouldings. Internal timbering on jowled posts and with angle braces. Oak stair with winding treads in separate enclosure attached to east side of south porch, the upper part of which was rebuilt in later C18. Good roof of alternating arched brace and tie beam trusses carrying two purlins and windbraces, the eastern trusses smoke blackened.

Listing NGR: SU0985173514


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 04 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/05234/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr B.J.W. Heath. Source Historic England Archive
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