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A Grade II Listed Building in Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.3865 / 51°23'11"N

Longitude: -2.2807 / 2°16'50"W

OS Eastings: 380563

OS Northings: 165304

OS Grid: ST805653

Mapcode National: GBR 0QM.06P

Mapcode Global: VH96N.FF40

Plus Code: 9C3V9PP9+HP

Entry Name: Petersfield

Listing Date: 14 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1021840

English Heritage Legacy ID: 314584

Location: Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, BA15

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Monkton Farleigh

Built-Up Area: Monkton Farleigh

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Monkton Farleigh St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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2/138 Petersfield


Rectory, now detached house. 1844-46 by J. Hicks. Random rubble
stone, stone slate roof with coped verges and good stone stacks;
some octagonal. C16 style. Rambling L-plan. Two-storey, 6-window
east front. Two-storey gabled porch with Tudor-arched opening and
first floor oriel, to left of centre, heraldic arms to gable,
conservatory with arched mullioned casements to left with 2-light
and single-light casements with arched lights to first floor,
gabled bay to right has 6-light mullioned and transomed casement to
ground floor and 4=light first floor mullioned casement; all with
cast-iron latticed glazing and relieving arches, first floor
string courses. Range to right has plainer chamfered mullioned
casements. Left return, garden front has large canted stone bay to
right with 3-light mullioned and transomed casement with arched
lights and battlemented parapet, range to left has two shouldered
doorways and two cross windows, first floor has 3-light mullioned
and transomed casement and 2-light mullioned casement to left, 3-
light mullioned casement with arched lights over bay to right.
Rear services with plain 2-light mullioned casements, gabled stair
turret to right has cross window with arched lights, gabled
bellcote to roof.
Interior: good quality original fittings retained, including
Tudor-arched stone doorways with 8-panelled oak doors, stairs with
thick twisted balusters, square newels, arched opening in landing
wall with stone quatrefoiled balcony. Tudor-arched fireplaces
throughout, especially elaborate one in drawing room has octagonal
columns to quatrefoiled frieze, drawing room also has plaster
ceiling frieze. Dining room with rib-panelled wooden ceiling on
carved wooden angel corbels, stone Tudor-arched alcoves on attached
shafts. Good example of gothic-style rectory.
(N.. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Listing NGR: ST8056365304

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