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Roman Walk Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydiard Tregoze, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5185 / 51°31'6"N

Longitude: -1.8384 / 1°50'18"W

OS Eastings: 411309

OS Northings: 179970

OS Grid: SU113799

Mapcode National: GBR 3TF.Q0X

Mapcode Global: VHB3S.23Z6

Plus Code: 9C3WG596+CJ

Entry Name: Roman Walk Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1022713

English Heritage Legacy ID: 316854

ID on this website: 101022713

Location: Wiltshire, SN4

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Lydiard Tregoze

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: West Swindon and the Lydiards

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

Tagged with: Farmhouse Thatched farmhouse

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Roman Walk Farmhouse

(formerly listed as Roman Walk Farmhouse, BASSETT DOWN, WOOTTON BASSETT)

Farmhouse. Mid C18, added to and altered C19 and C20. Painted brick in Flemish bond and coursed rubblestone; thatched roof with stone slate eaves courses on entrance front. Three-cell house with baffle-entry; outshut range added to northwest side. Two storeys with attic, outshut one storey with attic; four bays.

Garden (south east) front (the C18 range): brick. Segmental brick-arched ground-floor openings with C20 panelled door to bay two, a two-light window to left on each floor, a three-light and a two-light window to right on each floor, all windows small-pane casements apart from that to ground floor left, thatch rising over first ffoor windows. Half-hipped roof with brick stack to front roof pitch in line with door. Late C20 single-storey garage attached to right not of special interest.

Entrance front (addition): rubblestone with quoins. Doorway to bay two has re-used, C17, nail-studded door with raised borders to panels containing lozenges; a C20 window either side; a C20 doorway above leading onto balcony, this and the mid C20 single-storey addition on right not of special interest.

Southwest end: C20 door, French window, and bow window to ground floor; two segmental brick-arched windows with small-pane casements above; two-light attic window to right, one light leaded.

Northeast end: C20 door, window and French window to ground floor; upper windows as southwest end, those on left small-pane casements.

Interior of C18 range: kitchen, formerly two rooms, now all one, has inglenook fireplace with bread oven, brick jambs and timber lintel (part restored late C20); large-scantling spine-beam, the chamfer with run-out stops either side of former partition wall; plank door with L-hinge to stair. Sitting room has timber-lintelled brick fireplace backing on to inglenook, chamfered spine beam and joists. First floor: some of the timber members of the wall between this range and addition visible; board doors Attic: wide floor boards; four collared principal rafter roof trusses with two sets of butt purlins.

Listing NGR: SU1130979970

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