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Orchard Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in East Kennett, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4056 / 51°24'20"N

Longitude: -1.8291 / 1°49'44"W

OS Eastings: 411985

OS Northings: 167413

OS Grid: SU119674

Mapcode National: GBR 4X4.SGF

Mapcode Global: VHB45.7XWT

Plus Code: 9C3WC54C+79

Entry Name: Orchard Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 February 1958

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1182779

English Heritage Legacy ID: 311382

Location: East Kennett, Wiltshire, SN8

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: East Kennett

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

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9/130 Orchard Farmhouse
Farmhouse gable end to road. C16, C17 and C18. Sarsen, with brick
facade and extensions and brick gable. Thatched roof. Originally
single storey, now part single-storey and attic, part 2 storeys.
3½ bays with central kitchen wing to rear. Central living hall
with inserted stack with cross passage to rear, inner room in left
bay with dog-leg stair, and below cross passage a dairy, possibly
originally a byre. Door to cross passage within C20 open trellis
porch. Square bay to inner parlour, and paned casement windows.
Left end heightened to 2 storeys probably in C18.
Interior has spine beams in hall with ogee and bar stops, supported
on carved timber corbel in framed screen to upper end. Early-mid
C16 fire hood. Stair in parlour C18. Smoke blackening in roof.
Deeds relate to an estate of 1543-4.
(Wilbr B2368)

Listing NGR: SU1198567413

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