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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: 1036542



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


District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Corsley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 313729

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CORSLEY THE STALLS ST 84 SW (east side) 10/91 Model farmbuildings at Stalls Farm GV II Part in Horningsham C.P. (q.v.). Model farmbuildings and sawmill. 1859 by W. Wilkinson for the 4th Marquess of Bath. Dressed limestone, tiled roof, yellow brick stacks with ashlar cappings. Plan consists of five parallel ranges of covered yards and stock sheds, attached by covered way to barns, offices and sawing sheds on north side. Of the five southern ranges, the centre covered yard has higher roof with coped verges and high moulded round arched cart entry either end with louvred oculus above, axial louvred vent with leaded roof. Two pairs of flanking ranges, formerly stables, piggeries, cartsheds and cowsheds, now entirely for cattle, have hipped roofs, those at east end replaced 1980s by gables, chamfered segmental-headed planked doors and shuttered windows, replaced at east end by square-headed openings, open- fronted cart shed also now closed. Covered way has hipped roof and round-arched openings, inside are original sliding doors to north barns and south ranges leading to central feed passage. North ranges include 8-bay barns with segmental-headed openings and sliding doors, loophole vents; V-strut tie-beam trusses. Two- storey offices attached at west end have 4-pane sashes and horizontal sashes; all segmental-headed openings. Two-storey sawmill of three parallel ranges has large round-arched opening to central range, segmental-headed openings with pivot-hung or 2-light casements, exterior gallery on cast-iron brackets, tall stacks with moulded cappings formerly to steam engine for threshing machine and sawmill. Interior of sawmill largely unaltered, south range remodelled internally 1980s. Fine example of Victorian estate model farm. (Plan and isometric view in J. Bailey-Denton, The Farm Homesteads of England, 1863)

Listing NGR: ST8069043890

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Bailey Denton, J , The Farm Homesteads of England, (1863)

National Grid Reference: ST 80694 43946


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