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Gastard Court Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Corsham, Wiltshire

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Latitude: 51.4135 / 51°24'48"N

Longitude: -2.1584 / 2°9'30"W

OS Eastings: 389083

OS Northings: 168284

OS Grid: ST890682

Mapcode National: GBR 1RQ.753

Mapcode Global: VH96J.JQTS

Plus Code: 9C3VCR7R+9M

Entry Name: Gastard Court Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1960

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1284461

English Heritage Legacy ID: 315166

Location: Corsham, Wiltshire, SN13

County: Wiltshire

Civil Parish: Corsham

Traditional County: Wiltshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Wiltshire

Church of England Parish: Gastard

Church of England Diocese: Bristol

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Gastard Court Farmhouse

Farmhouse, late medieval and C17, rubble stone with Bridgwater tile
roof, half-hipped, with ridge stack. Large projecting gable to
crosswing right of centre, continued to rear with west side chimney
gable. North front has, to left, 2 large buttresses flanking 3-
light recessed ovolo-moulded window with hoodmould, then door in
Cl9 flush surround with dormer gable over and 2-light recessed
cyma-moulded window. Crosswing gable projects slightly with higher
roof line, 3-light recessed cyma-moulded window and hoodmould to
each floor. Range to right at similar roof height has roof
continued over lean-to with door and various windows. Rear has
similar pair of heavy buttresses to right, flanking 2-light
recessed cyma-moulded window. Gable over with 3-light recessed
ovolo-moulded window and hoodmould. To right upper casement pair
and door in angle to crosswing. Crosswing has east side ground
floor 2-light and hoodmould, south end 3-light with hoodmould to
each foor, all ovolo-moulded and large chimney gable to west.
Range to left has C19 two-light windows, one above, 2 below.
Interior: east end room has heavy beamed 4-panel ceiling and large
timber lintel fireplace. The house belonged to the Jones family
cl,560, passed to R. Sherfield 1605, to the Colborne family 1631-
1744 and then to the Mitchell family 1744-1876.
(H. Brakspear, Corsham n.d 28 - reprint Wilts Arch Mag 43, 511-39).

Listing NGR: ST8908368284

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