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Fresden Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Highworth, Swindon

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Latitude: 51.6275 / 51°37'38"N

Longitude: -1.6722 / 1°40'19"W

OS Eastings: 422789

OS Northings: 192125

OS Grid: SU227921

Mapcode National: GBR 5VY.XQQ

Mapcode Global: VHC0Q.YCV6

Plus Code: 9C3WJ8GH+X4

Entry Name: Fresden Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 January 1955

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1184773

English Heritage Legacy ID: 318376

ID on this website: 101184773

Location: Swindon, Wiltshire, SN6

County: Swindon

Civil Parish: Highworth

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Highworth with Sevenhampton and Inglesham

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Fresden Farmhouse
SU 29 SW 6/242 26.1.55


Mid-late C17 restored 1930s. Two and a half storeys rubble with stone tile
roof. One large ridge chimney with 4 attached diagonal shafts. Two nipped
dormers. Five bays. Central gabled tower porch with a 3 light window on
first floor and a 4 centre arched moulded doorway below. The studded door
has diamond pattern strap hinges (see also Sevenhampton House qv) and a knocker
dated "16ACE50". Modern inner door.
Four ranges of 4 light mullion windows (all new) with drips and relieving
arches (except for later right hand bay). lead main water pipes to each side
dated 1933.
Rear: projecting gabled stair-turret and a central chimney break, to left
of which is a Tudor arch doorway (renovated); 2 projecting wings, the left
hand one modern.
Interior a number of features, eg Tudor arch fireplaces, retained and others,
eg hall fireplace, imported. Moulded plank and muntin partition at north
end of hall.

Listing NGR: SU2278992125

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