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Mill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Semington, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3447 / 51°20'40"N

Longitude: -2.1262 / 2°7'34"W

OS Eastings: 391305

OS Northings: 160633

OS Grid: ST913606

Mapcode National: GBR 1SJ.P7Y

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.3G9H

Entry Name: Mill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1262295

English Heritage Legacy ID: 435399

Location: Semington, Wiltshire, BA14

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Semington

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Semington

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Listing Text

SEMINGTON LITTLETON MILL LANE
ST 96 SW
(north side)
5/202 Mill Farmhouse
GV II

Farmhouse. Late C16, altered late C18. Close-studded timber-
framing with painted brick nogging, front rebuilt and extended in
rubble stone, stone slate hipped roof, partly replaced in tiles to
rear, stone and brick stacks. L-plan; 4-bay C16 range with C18
short wing. Two-storey, 3-window C18 front. Central door with 6
fielded panels in gabled stone porch, 3-light casement either side.
First floor has 3-light and single-light casements. Right return
has single-light attic casement, C19 lean-to extension attached to
rear of C18 addition. Left return; large lateral stone stack with
gable to right of centre, rubble stone rebuild to right, close-
studding timber-frame to left with blocked door, 4-light and 2-
light ground floor casements, 2-light and 3-light first floor
casements, hipped attic dormer moved here from left gable end C20.
Single-storey former bakehouse to left, probably C19, with C20
timber-framed porch with planked door, gable end of main range
tile-hung. Rear of C16 range has lean-to extension, first floor
tile-hung.
Interior has timber-framed partitions; square-panelled, chamfered
beams, planked doors. Unusual decorated ceilings in C16 ground and
first floor south rooms, diagonal lattice arranged with thin
moulded wooden ribs, each rectangle about 40cm long. This feature
clearly predates the C18 addition, but its date is uncertain.
Original roof of two bays plus hips; collar and tie-beam trusses,
central truss also has queen struts, two tiers of butt purlins, the
upper with curved windbracing. Property of Duke of Somerset until
1940s.


Listing NGR: ST9130460630

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