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Manor Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Bishopstone, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.5506 / 51°33'1"N

Longitude: -1.6519 / 1°39'6"W

OS Eastings: 424230

OS Northings: 183575

OS Grid: SU242835

Mapcode National: GBR 5WY.P6C

Mapcode Global: VHC14.B915

Plus Code: 9C3WH82X+66

Entry Name: Manor Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 September 1979

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318203

Location: Bishopstone, Swindon, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Bishopstone

Built-Up Area: Bishopstone

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Bishopstone with Hinton Parva

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Manor Farmhouse
SU 2483 28/5


C18, altered early-mid C19 by 'L' extension to east front and remodelling.
Later brick extension to north. Two storeys and attic thatched house with 3
brick chimneys. Chalk rubble occasionally coursed and dressed and in varying thicknesees
Brick quoins.
West front: later brick and slate extension to left, 3 windows on first floor,
casements, altered and irregular ground floor windows, modern glazed porch to
centre and modern box porch to right. Two dormers cut into thatch.
East front: 'L' plan 4 windows and one to projecting wing on first floor, mostly
3-light casements. Later large tiled lean-to across most of ground floor with
wide 3-light glazing bar casements flanking door. Gable end of 'L' wing has
large external chimney with brick quoins. Said to have datestone marked 1770.
Mid C19 curved chalk corner wall to east - coursed and dressed rubble, tiled
capping, about 3 ft high to west rising to 7 ft to north, about 19 yds. Also
tile capped sarsen wall facing road to south-west: about 25 yds and 6 ft high,
links to similar wall of chalk rubble about 8 yds long.

Listing NGR: SU2423083575

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