CHURCH FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1251929
Date first listed:
29-Jan-1988
Statutory Address:
CHURCH FARMHOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH FARMHOUSE, CHURCH STREET

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

District:
Wiltshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Semington
National Grid Reference:
ST 90014 60510

Details

SEMINGTON CHURCH STREET ST 96 SW (south side) 5/179 Church Farmhouse GV II

Farmhouse, now detached house. Late C16, altered and extended C17 and refronted C18. Timber-framed, rebuilt in rubble stone, tiled roof, gable end brick stacks. L-plan; parlour wing at south end. Two-storey, 3-window west front. Early C19 six-panelled door in ovolo-moulded architrave with flat stone hood on brackets, to right of centre, 4-light C18 mullioned. casement to left, single-light and C20 two-light mullioned casement to right; the latter inserted into former doorway. First floor has two 3-light and one 2-light casements; raised eaves: Gable-end of mid C17 rubble stone parlour wing to right has original 4-light wooden ovolo-mullioned casement to ground floor, 3-light casement to first floor and 3- light wooden attic casement, coped verge with saddlestone. Right return has C20 French windows, 2-light C20 leaded casements, two 2- light wooden casements to first floor. Left return with single- storey shed with hipped pantiled roof. Rear of wing has 2-light chamfered mullioned wooden casement to ground and first floors, main range to right has short timber-framed gabled wing with 2- light and 3-light casements, to right is C19 lean-to extension with slate roof. Interior: Main range has timber-framed partitions, deep chamfered beams with stepped stops, blocked open fireplace with chamfered lintel, planked doors with strap hinges, main post marking end of original 2-bay range on east wall. Added bay between original range and parlour wing has ovolo-moulded doorcases with stops and leaded window, now on internal rear wall. Timber-frame with curved bracing exposed on inside of rear wall on first floor, 2-bay collar and tie-beam roof to original range with cambered collars, small open fireplace in north bedroom. C17 parlour wing has moulded stone Tudor-arched fireplace with moulded cornice, deep chamfered ceiling beam, first floor has smaller Tudor-arched fireplace, 2-bay collar and tie-beam roof with chamfered purlins. A house of at least five phases; originally two C16 timber-framed bays, extended by one bay and short wing to east and later by the parlour wing to south, main range rebuilt in rubble stone and eaves raised, probably during C18.

Listing NGR: ST9001460510

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
434832
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Aug 2000
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