Petersfield, Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, BA15 (Grade II)

Petersfield is a grade two (II) listed building in Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, BA15. It was first listed in 1988.

About Petersfield


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Rectory, now detached house. 1844-46 by J. Hicks. Random rubble stone, stone slate roof with coped verges and good stone stacks; some octagonal. C16 style. Rambling L-plan. Two-storey, 6-window east front. Two-storey gabled porch with Tudor-arched opening and first floor oriel, to left of centre, heraldic arms to gable, conservatory with arched mullioned casements to left with 2-light and single-light casements with arched lights to first floor, gabled bay to right has 6-light mullioned and transomed casement to ground floor and 4=light first floor mullioned casement; all with cast-iron latticed glazing and relieving arches, first floor string courses. Range to right has plainer chamfered mullioned casements. Left return, garden front has large canted stone bay to right with 3-light mullioned and transomed casement with arched lights and battlemented parapet, range to left has two shouldered doorways and two cross windows, first floor has 3-light mullioned and transomed casement and 2-light mullioned casement to left, 3- light mullioned casement with arched lights over bay to right. Rear services with plain 2-light mullioned casements, gabled stair turret to right has cross window with arched lights, gabled bellcote to roof. Interior: good quality original fittings retained, including Tudor-arched stone doorways with 8-panelled oak doors, stairs with thick twisted balusters, square newels, arched opening in landing wall with stone quatrefoiled balcony. Tudor-arched fireplaces throughout, especially elaborate one in drawing room has octagonal columns to quatrefoiled frieze, drawing room also has plaster ceiling frieze. Dining room with rib-panelled wooden ceiling on carved wooden angel corbels, stone Tudor-arched alcoves on attached shafts. Good example of gothic-style rectory. (N.. Pevsner, The Buildings of England, Wiltshire, 1975)

Where is Petersfield?

Petersfield is located on Monkton Farleigh Village, in Monkton Farleigh, Wiltshire, BA15.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 80563 65304
Easting, Northing380563, 165304.36084
Latitude, Longitude51.386447, -2.280707
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1021840
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