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Description: Toney's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 17 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 125837
OS Grid Reference: SO7449934812
OS Grid Coordinates: 374499, 234812
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0112, -2.3729
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BROMSBERROW CHASE END LANE
SO 73 SW
5/20 Toney's Farmhouse
Farmhouse: late C14 or early C15, C17, altered C19, C20. English
garden wall brickwork, random rubble stone, brick-nogged timber
framing, tiled roof. 'L'-plan, 2-bay, 2[-storey cross wing, 4-bay
2-storey main block, upper storey partly in roof. Later lean-to
along side away from yard. To yard: largely brickwork, 3-light
wooden casement windows. On left window with flat head and no
lintel: to right similar but with cambered brick arch. French
doors on right, timber lintel, outline of former porch over
(doorway on line of cross passage of original house). To right
ground floor wall stone up to corner: further French doors,
cambered brick arch; late C20 single-storey lean-to porch, door
left return, 2-light casement in end. Further window to right, in
cross wing. First floor 3 windows, in lean-to dormers: further
window in cross wing, cambered brick arch: timber-framed gable
over, tie beam and collar, 'V' struts above, 2-light casement
window. Roof to main wing gable on right above eaves to cross
wing: half hip one bay from left, with lower pitch beyond. Brick
chimney on ridge on line of cross passage: large external stack on
right return cross wing.
Interior: cross-wing roof cut tie-beam truss, 2 pairs purlins,
square ridge, wind brace cuts rafters. Ceiling beams right half
main block ground floor large hollow chamfers, bar stop. First
floor main block on right one base cruck truss (apparenty cut off
below floor level), arch braces, plain chamfer, square-set moulded
aisle plate; above 'V' struts to principal rafters, cusped
foiling, curved wind braces to further pair purlins: ridge hidden
by high ceiling. Half-truss in bay to right, with high collar and
arch braces. Wind braces to aisle plate. Mortices for inserted
ceiling joists on-aisle plate: cruck truss notched for ceiling
beam (since removed). Spere truss away from cross wing: posts
exposed in cupboards beyond, braces to aisle plate plastered over
in main upper room. Cross passage blocked by inserted large stone
chimney base. Truss beyond closed, tie beam, 2 collar and angle
struts. Two boarded doors, strap hinges in cross wing, first floor.
Open hall, with C17 inserted floor and chimney, filling cross
passage. An important medieval survival.
Listing NGR: SO7449934812
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Source: English Heritage
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