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Description: Woodend Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 100641
OS Grid Reference: SX7487568700
OS Grid Coordinates: 274875, 68700
Latitude/Longitude: 50.5047, -3.7658
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SX 76 NW STAVERTON Woodend Farmhouse
Farmhouse and shippon. Circa early C16 or earlier. Whitewashed stone rubble.
Slurried slate roof with gabled higher end (right) and hipped lower end (left).
Early crested ridge tiles along complete length of roof except for lower end.
Three room and through a cross passage plan. Rear lateral hall stack, gable end
stack heating inner room and floor inserted into hall in circa late C16. Hall
front wall brought forward in line with stair turret on front circa C17. Lower
end rebuilt or partly rebuilt circa C17 to C18. Later rear outshuts.
One and half storeys. The house is a four window range. Two, three and four-light
casements with glazing bars. One small single-light window to left hand of first
floor. Two dormers, one with raking roof, the other gabled and with pigeon holes.
The left hand passage doorway has plank door.
Shippon at lower end has loft door over small window and three pigeon holes below
the eaves. Later outshuts at rear.
Interior: one main lateral beam and two half beams, chamfered with large step stops
in hall. Solid wall between hall and inner room with cranked head chamfered timber
doorframe. Newel stairs at front of lower end of hall. Heavy plank and muntin
screen with mason's mitres between hall and passage. Heavy square-section beams
in passage. Roof space inaccessible. Hall fireplace blocked.
A good example for late medieval farmhouse largely unaltered since C18.
Listing NGR: SX7487568700
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Source: English Heritage
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