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Description: Hayes Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 125601
OS Grid Reference: SO7266229123
OS Grid Coordinates: 372662, 229123
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9599, -2.3992
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SO 72 NW NEWENT BIRCHES LANE
3/69 Hayes Farmhouse
Farmhouse; mid C17, early C19; timber-framed on stone plinth,
partly white-rendered infill, mostly rendered over: front painted
render on brickwork, slate roof: older part tiled roof. Front 3
windows wide, 2 storeys; house 3 rooms deep, rear 2 storeys with
attics. Garden front: rendered plinth, 6-panelled front door, top
glass, centre fielded, bottom flush, up 2 stone steps, rectangular
fanlight with marginal lights. Either side a French door, marginal
lights, up 2 stone steps. Above, plain rendered string course, 3
four-pane wide sash windows. Wide, plastered eaves, hipped roof,
plain brick chimneys at ends. Right return, facing yard: on left
end of added front, painted brickwork, English bond, on right 4-
pane sash each floor, with rubbed brick arch. To right exposed
timber-framing, 2 panels high per floor, with diagonal braces each
floor rising to right wall post. Below boarded door to cellar in
centre, down external stone steps, with horizontal opening with
iron bars each side: sill beam forms lintel. Centre of ground
floor tripartite single-pane sash window, projecting frame. First-
floor bressumer jettied 75 mm: 5-light mullion and transom window
over, frame projecting slightly, shallow, plain pediment over.
Rendered gable over, tie-beam hidden, 4-pane casement, wide verge.
To right higher plinth: carved stone head behind rain-water pipe.
Short link, with further gable, timber-framing rendered over. On
left single-pane windows, 3-light mullion and transom window under
gable. First floor single-pane window on left, under short eaves;
canted bay on brackets under gable, 2-light mullion and transom,
hipped, tiled roof. Above 4-pane casement in gable. In centre of
roof large, star-plan brick chimney on cross ridge, with behind
pyramidal top to belfry.
Interior shutters to windows in front; centre room facing yard some
scratch-moulded panelling, and some early C18 panelling, 2 panels
high, with moulded dado rail; 2 panel door to room behind. Ceiling
divided into 8 sections by ovolo-moulded beams. 1655 cast-iron
fireback unfixed in house. Almost square mid C17 timber-framed
house, with back corner cut out to form squat 'L': early C19 front
added to one long side. Timber-framing rendered over in C19,
partly exposed in late C20.
Listing NGR: SO7266229123
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Source: English Heritage
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