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Bowerhill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Melksham, Wiltshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3622 / 51°21'44"N

Longitude: -2.124 / 2°7'26"W

OS Eastings: 391459

OS Northings: 162582

OS Grid: ST914625

Mapcode National: GBR 1SB.HSY

Mapcode Global: VH96Y.41G1

Plus Code: 9C3V9V6G+V9

Entry Name: Bowerhill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1272424

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489843

Location: Melksham Without, Wiltshire, SN12

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Melksham Without

Built-Up Area: Melksham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Melksham

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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Description

MELKSHAM WITHOUT

368/0/10004 SPA ROAD
12-NOV-02 Bowerhill Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Circa early C18; extended C19. Limestone rubble with dressed stone quoins and window frames. Steeply-pitched sprocketed hipped stone slate roof. Axial and side stacks with red brick shafts.
PLAN: 2-room plan front range with central entrance passage leading to large kitchen in short service wing behind left room; wing extended to rear C19.
EXTERIOR: 2 storeys and attic. Symmetrical 3-bay north east front with large 2-light casements with horizontal glazing bars, centre first floor blocked 2-light window with original cyma moulded stone frame; central doorway with chamfered stone frame and circa late C19 glazed and panelled door; gabled dormer to left of centre with casement window. Long gable-ended wing at rear, the original range with small cyma moulded stone frame window on either side, the extension with later casements; stone outshut on outer south east side and later C20 glazed outshut on north west side.
INTERIOR: Large former kitchen in rear rear wing with chamfered cross-beams with run-out stops. Front rooms have Victorian chimneypieces. Panelled doors and winder staircase.

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