Countess Farmhouse and Front Garden Walls

Farmhouse. Early-mid C17, extended in late C18. Mixed English bond brickwork with tiled roofs.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
614981
Names
Countess Farmhouse and Front Garden Walls
Coordinates
51.1783200° N, 1.7821060° W
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Listed on
Grade II listed building
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Timeline

10 Oct 1988

Countess Farmhouse and Front Garden Walls designated a Grade II listed building

National Heritage List for England Data

Countess Farmhouse and Front Garden Walls is listed on the National Heritage List for England with the following data. Some information may have become outdated since the date of listing. Text courtesy of Historic England. © Crown Copyright, reprinted under the Open Government License.

List Entry ID
1318487
Grade
II
Name
COUNTESS FARMHOUSE AND FRONT GARDEN WALLS
Location
COUNTESS FARMHOUSE AND FRONT GARDEN WALLS, COUNTESS ROAD
Parish
Amesbury
District
Wiltshire
Grid Reference
SU 15327 42143

AMESBURY COUNTESS ROAD SU 14 SE (west side)

6/32 Countess Farmhouse and front garden walls (formerly listed as Avondale School)

GV II Farmhouse. Early-mid C17, extended in late C18. Mixed English bond brickwork with tiled roofs. Two storeys and cellar, four structural bays. Two parallel blocks, the rear block earlier and partly refaced. Main elevation on second, c1800 block, of 3 bays. Central 6-panelled door with fanlight, within C19 trellis porch. Tripartite 12-pane sashes to ground floor with gauged brick lintels with keystones and cambered soffits. Nine-pane sashes to first floor. Brick dentilled eaves. Two brick stacks on rear wall, now valley gutter. Earlier rear block has irregular fenestration. Large gable stacks. C19 dairy added on south end, with hipped roof. Interior of earlier block has deep chamfered spine beams and C18 eared fire surround to north end room. Roof of 2 tiers of clasped purlins with cambered collars. Front block has early C19 fireplaces. Front elevation has curved cob walls approximately 2.8m high extended to enclose front garden, and meeting stable-barn block (q.v.) to south at a pedestrian gate.

Listing NGR: SU1532742143

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Bibliography

  1. “COUNTESS FARMHOUSE AND FRONT GARDEN WALLS.” The National Heritage List for England. Web. Accessed 8 Oct. 2013. <https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1318487>