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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Long Marston, Warwickshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.1337 / 52°8'1"N

Longitude: -1.7779 / 1°46'40"W

OS Eastings: 415295

OS Northings: 248395

OS Grid: SP152483

Mapcode National: GBR 4MH.79X

Mapcode Global: VHB0Q.4MFP

Plus Code: 9C4W46MC+FR

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 27 April 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1382599

English Heritage Legacy ID: 482983

Location: Long Marston, Stratford-on-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37

County: Warwickshire

Civil Parish: Long Marston

Built-Up Area: Long Marston

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Warwickshire

Church of England Parish: Marston Sicca St James the Great

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text


LONG MARSTON

SP1548 MAIN STREET
1912-1/13/89 (West side)
Church Farmhouse

GV II

Former school and farmhouse, now house. c1800 with altered
late C17 rear wing. Brick, part roughcast on rubble plinth,
with ashlar dressings to rear wing; concrete tile roof with
brick end stacks. T-plan.
EXTERIOR: 3 storey. Symmetrical 3-window range: front range
has doorcase to entrance with reeded pilasters and slender
consoles to open pediment; overlight with decorative glazing
bars; door with 4 glazed and 2 flush panels. Windows have tile
sills, and 8/8 sashes to ground floor, 6/6 sashes to 1st
floor, and 3/3 sashes to 2nd floor.
Small single-storey addition to right end. Rear wing left
return has ashlar quoins and cornice; entrance to right end
has ashlar doorcase with simple architrave, pulvinated frieze
and cornice, door with 4 glazed and 2 flush panels. Large
c1900 canted bay window has hipped roof over casements; 1st
floor has 2 windows with c1900 casements and small window over
entrance. Coped gable end has entrance and 2 small attic
windows; end stack. Right return has lean-to outshut.
INTERIOR: front range has chamfered beams, some ending over
windows; moulded architraves to windows and doors; dog-leg
stair with moulded handrail and square newels; flagged floors;
one large fireplace with re-used moulded bressumer.
Rear wing has rough beams and C20 fireplace possibly covering
large earlier fireplace; 1st floor with partly visible truss
with straight cruck spurs and struts.
HISTORY: school was founded by John Cooper and was flourishing
by 1656, known as the Grammar School; it was sold in 1919.
Ursula Bloom, novelist and playwright, lived here at one time.


Listing NGR: SP1529548395

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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