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ARK FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: ARK FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1146007

Location

ARK FARMHOUSE

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

County:

District: Wiltshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Tisbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Jul-1987

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 321067

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TISBURY WARDOUR PARK ST 92 NW (east side)

4/277 Ark Farmhouse

GV II

Farmhouse. C18. Dressed limestone to ground floor, English bond brick to first floor, Welsh slate roof. L-plan. Two-storey, 4- window front facing fish pond. Three-bay portico to left with vermiculated block rustication to pilasters and voussoirs of round arched openings to front and to sides, modillioned cornice and pediment, to right is C20 conservatory with glazed doors, first floor has oculus to left and four 2-light casements to right. Rear has round-arched doorway with vermiculated block rustication and mask keystone, double half-glazed doors, three 2-light casements to ground floor and five 2-light and one 3-light casement to first floor. Wing to left has half-glazed door and 2 and 3-light casements. Interior not accessible at time of survey (January 1986). The portico and round-arched doorway are reputed to have come from a Bath House built on the pond by Richard Woods, 1766/7. (Unpublished research of Mrs. F. Cowell, to be published in Journal of Garden History Society)

Listing NGR: ST9363526491

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Garden History' in Garden History, ()

National Grid Reference: ST 93635 26491

Map

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