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Central Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aust, South Gloucestershire

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Latitude: 51.6075 / 51°36'27"N

Longitude: -2.5815 / 2°34'53"W

OS Eastings: 359827

OS Northings: 190013

OS Grid: ST598900

Mapcode National: GBR JR.9TM0

Mapcode Global: VH87W.6VMK

Entry Name: Central Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 August 1974

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1136490

English Heritage Legacy ID: 35212

Location: Aust, South Gloucestershire, BS35

County: South Gloucestershire

Civil Parish: Aust

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Littleton-on-Severn

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Listing Text


3/110 Central Farmhouse

Farmhouse, now house. Possibly built by William de Colerne, Abbot of
Malmesbury from 1260-96, raised in height in C16 with later alterations and
additions. Rubble, pantiled and double Roman tiled roofs with gable stacks,
higher elevation to left with toothings of masonry projecting above the roof
level on right. 2 room, through-passage plan, 2 storeys to left, it to right,
2:2 windows, all 3-light casements with timber frame and lintel, frames moulded
in left block, porch in 2nd bay from left has pitched roof and cusped bargeboards,
pointed entrance arch and studded plank door with strap hinges and glass
insertion in moulded frame, right block has single and 2-light casements and
2 C20 dormers above; north elevation has 2 C20 windows at attic level and
2-light casement at ist floor, south elevation has 2-light casement and a
lean-to on 2 stone and one timber piers with double Roman tiled roof, C20 door.
Rear has C20 single storey extension to left, ground floor 2-light casement with
timber lintel, dormer above, plank door in moulded frame with glass insertion in
2nd bay from right, 3-light casement with timber lintel at ground and ist floor
to right. Interior: wails seem to be built on a plinth of natural rock, at
least 9 inches thinner above 1st floor level, suggesting originally single
storey; north room has fireplace with deep lintel with stopped ends, central
ash pit, brick bread oven in right reveal; chamfered and stopped beams.
2 roof trusses in each attic, to north, deep tie-beams with principal rafters
mortised into them, now sawn off and the ends boxed in, similar trusses to south
of smaller scantling. Interior indicates a hall and chamber arrangement,
originally open to the roof. (Sources: Hall, Linda : unpublished survey,

Listing NGR: ST5982790013

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