Pool Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings, Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14 (Grade II)

Pool Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings is a grade two (II) listed building in Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14. It was first listed in 1960.

About Pool Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings

BIDDESTONE THE GREEN ST 8673 (north side) 9/49 Pool Farmhouse and attached Outbuildings (Formerly listed as 20.12.60 Pool Farmhouse)

Farmhouse, mid to late C17, rubble stone with stone tiled roofs, moulded coping and ball finials to gables. ‘L’-plan, 2-and-a-half storeys. Original range has large north gable with flush quoins and renewed ovolo-moulded stone-mullion windows with hoodmoulds, relieving arches to main floors. 2-light attic window, 3-light first floor window and 4-light ground floor window. One 2-light upper window on east side and projecting gabled stair tower with blocked arched doorway and oval light above to north front and on east side a 4-light mullion and transom window, the lower lights renewed, hoodmould over and single light in gable. Large stack corbelled out at first floor on west side and 2 renewed 2-light mullion windows. Rear range has large east end outside stack and small west end stack. North front has 2-window range of renewed mullion windows, 3-light and 2-light above, 2-light with hood and door in C20 Tudor arched surround below. 2-light window to left of chimney in east end wall. South front has 2 hipped dormers, 3 ovolo-moulded first floor windows and, to ground floor, from right, a 3-light with hoodmould, a 2-light with hoodmould, a single light, a 2-light and a 3-light window. Some original window surrounds, some renewed. Range of outbuildings running south, the first with half-hipped south gable and stack, door with hood on brackets and 3-light window to east side, then lower range with 4-bay open timber loggia, former stores and stable, and, at south end, a taller building with half-hipped gables, now garage. Interior largely renewed with stone fireplaces of late C17 type, Tudor arched with stopped mouldings to rear range and moulded rectangular surround to front range. Front range has blocked Tudor arched doorway between stair tower and front room. A fireback dated 1680 was found under east end fireplace. The house was much restored in 1938.

Where is Pool Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings?

Pool Farmhouse and Attached Outbuildings is located on The Green, in Biddestone, Wiltshire, SN14.

Key Facts

Grid ReferenceST 86377 73486
Easting, Northing386376.788, 173486.09684
Latitude, Longitude51.460184, -2.197478
Grade listingII (two)
English Heritage List Entry Number1022837
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