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Westrop Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.6343 / 51°38'3"N

Longitude: -1.7117 / 1°42'42"W

OS Eastings: 420051

OS Northings: 192870

OS Grid: SU200928

Mapcode National: GBR 4TL.D2R

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.85ZZ

Plus Code: 9C3WJ7MQ+P8

Entry Name: Westrop Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023389

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318487

ID on this website: 101023389

Location: Westrop, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Built-Up Area: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Westrop Farmhouse
SU 2092 20/360


Probably mid to late C17. Two and a half storeys, rubble with modern tile
roof. Raised and moulded verges with moulded footstones. 'L' plan wing to
left of 2 bays, converted C20. Two chimneys with moulded capping, the right
hand one with an enormous external stack. Two gabled dormers. Three ranges
of windows, centre of 2 lights, ovolo mullions and drips, relieving arches
over ground floor openings. Central door now a window, its jambs carved with
initials 'J.H.' and 'W.H.', obscured date stone above. The initials probably
refer to members of the Hussey family; the datestone was said to bear the
date 1640. Two labels over cellar openings to right (possibly a later insertion)
To rear: central steep gable with moulded oculus, small gabled stair turret
to right.
Interior: inglenook fire-place. Ovolo moulding to beam with complex stop.

Listing NGR: SU2005192870

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