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The Meads Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wickwar, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.5948 / 51°35'41"N

Longitude: -2.4108 / 2°24'39"W

OS Eastings: 371636

OS Northings: 188518

OS Grid: ST716885

Mapcode National: GBR JZ.BN8M

Mapcode Global: VH95M.55BR

Entry Name: The Meads Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 September 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115053

English Heritage Legacy ID: 34832

Location: Wickwar, South Gloucestershire, GL12

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Wickwar

Built-Up Area: Wickwar

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Wickwar Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

17.9.52 The Meads Farmhouse

Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17, altered C19. Rubble with freestone dressings;
plain tiled roof; rubble diagonal stacks with cornice, one brick stack on north
wing. L-plan, vernacular farmhouse. 2 storeys and attics in stone gables to
east - west range; hipped roof at east end. 2 storeys to north range with
lower 2 storey addition at north end which has a lean-to under a catslide roof on
the west side. 2 windows to each range; the north range has a projecting
lateral stack between the windows; late C19 single and 2-light casement windows
in chamfered ashlar surrounds with chamfered mullions and 4-centred heads.
Plain door at south end of north wing, under a flat hood. Interior. The north
wing contains the hall and dairy with a later brewhouse and stable at the north
end; the east-west range contains the parlour, pantry and kitchen. Chamfered
beams on the ground floor; between the parlour and the kitchen is an open well
stair with carved flat balusters, and a billet moulded handrail and closed string.
Parlour chamber: wooden bolection moulded fire surround. Attic: ovolo moulded
door frame, plank door with strap hinges which have fleur-de-lys ends; fireplace
with ovolo moulded lintel and decorative over-lintel. (L. Hall, Rural Houses of
North Avon and South Gloucestershire, 1983).

Listing NGR: ST7163688518

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