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Rectory Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Britford, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.0556 / 51°3'20"N

Longitude: -1.7692 / 1°46'9"W

OS Eastings: 416271

OS Northings: 128499

OS Grid: SU162284

Mapcode National: GBR 51G.PJ9

Mapcode Global: FRA 765B.BK9

Plus Code: 9C3W364J+68

Entry Name: Rectory Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 March 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1023790

English Heritage Legacy ID: 319408

Location: Britford, Wiltshire, SP5

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Britford

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Britford St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Detached house. Mid C17. English bond brick, on flint and stone
plinth, tiled roof with central grouped brick stacks. Lobby entry
plan. 2-storey, 3-window front. Central gabled brick porch has 4-
centred arch and inner doorway has 4-centred stone arched opening
with original oak studded door. Either side are 4-light mullion
and transomed windows with drip moulds. First floor has central 2-
light ovolo-mullioned window with 4-light ovolo-mullioned windows
either side. Left return has 4-light mullioned and transomed
windows to ground floor with drip mould, first floor has 4-light
ovolo-mullioned window with drip mould and attic has 3-light ovolo
mullioned window. Outshut to rear is slightly later; straight
joint, and has wooden 2-light casement to ground floor and 2-light
chamfered mullioned window with drip mould to first floor. Rear
has central projecting stair turret with 2-light ovolo-mullioned
Interior not accessible at time of survey (August 1984), but
recorded by R.C.H.M. Hall on left of lobby has stone floor, late
C17 panelling and moulded stone 4-centred-arched fireplace.
Parlour to right has 4-centred-arched fireplace. Ovolo and cyma-
moulded oak doorcase leads to rear stairs; oak newel stairs with
turned balusters rise round well. Particularly fine carved stone
4-centred-arch fireplaces in bedrooms have decorated surround and
overmantel with Ionic columns flanking recessed panels and
strapwork decoration above. Small closet between bedrooms. 5-bay
roof has grouped stack in centre bay, tie-beam with straight
collars and butt purlins.
(Unpublished records of R.C.H.M. (England), Salisbury).

Listing NGR: SU1627228498

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