SO8323 : Willington Court, Sandhurst

taken 10 years ago, near to Sandhurst, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Willington Court, Sandhurst
Willington Court, Sandhurst
Entrance and driveway to Willington Court in the village of Sandhurst. Census returns for 1861 record that great-great grandparents of mine lived and farmed here. The farmhouse is Grade II listed.

Historic England description
Detached farmhouse. C16 and Cl8. Blue lias and sandstone, brick, rendered brick and close-studded timber-framing, slate roof, brick stacks. Gable-end of close-studded C16 wing extends forwards at centre, gable-end of blue lias and brick block, possibly of similar date right, C18 block probably with earlier core at right angles to and to the rear of close-studded wing. Close-studded wing 1 storeys, ground-floor of gable-end and left-hand wall refaced in brick, gable-end lit by 3-light casements with horizontal glazing bars, C19 plank door lower left within gabled porch, 12-pane sash to lean-to at rear of C18 main body left. Gable-end of blue lias and sandstone block right; upper part of gable brick with C19 3- light window with horizontal glazing bars with segmental-headed surround, C19 twelve pane sash within brick surround below. Yard front: C18 block right, 2 storeys and attic lit by 3-light roof dormer, 2 and-4-light wood casements with horizontal glazing bars otherwise, band between ground and first floor. Central C19 plank door under gabled canopy. Gable-end of blue lias block left with C20 steel casements to first floor and garret, plank door within segmental-headed surround lower right. Walls of blue lias lock up to 1.5m thick. Right hand wall; rectangular window within flat- chamfered surround (now blocked), C19 single light casement with glazing bars below. C19 twelve-pane sash left, lateral stack. Axial and gable-end stack with diamond shaped indentations from C18 block. Interior not inspected.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 January, 2008
Category
Farm > Farm   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 834 237 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:54.7328N 2:14.5029W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 834 236
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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