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Prater's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sherston, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.5752 / 51°34'30"N

Longitude: -2.2073 / 2°12'26"W

OS Eastings: 385727

OS Northings: 186279

OS Grid: ST857862

Mapcode National: GBR 1PQ.0S3

Mapcode Global: VH95Q.PNFT

Entry Name: Prater's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 December 1951

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023233

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318098

Location: Sherston, Wiltshire, SN16

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Sherston

Built-Up Area: Sherston

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Sherston Magna

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text

ST 8486-8586
7/101 Prater's Farmhouse

Former farmhouse, now country house. Early C17 with late C17 west
addition. Coursed rubble with stone dressings to windows and
gabled stone slate roofs with stone stacks. L-shaped plan with
early C17 range at right-angles to road and later C17 block
parallel to the west. Two-storey, 3-window core range and 2
storeys and attic, 3-window west front to late C17 block. Windows
to core range are 2-light cavetto-moulded mullions with small
leaded pane casements; windows to later block are 2 and 3-light
ovolo-moulded mullions with small leaded pane casements: strainer
arches over ground and first floor windows, 2 gables to outer attic
windows. Late C19 doorcase with gabled hood on brackets off-
centre to left in core range.
Interior. Extensive restoration retaining chamfered beams, 2
inglenook fireplaces (one in each range), some panelled C17 doors
and butt-purlin, tie-beam roof structure in late C17 block.

Listing NGR: ST8571086255

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