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Description: Cooks Green Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 126576
OS Grid Reference: SO8595727386
OS Grid Coordinates: 385957, 227386
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9448, -2.2057
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DEERHURST B4213, Lower Apperley
SO 82 NE (north side)
3/35 Cooks Green Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, now house. Late C16, later C17, altered C18,
early C19, later C20. Brick-nogged timber framing; English garden
wall bond brickwork, tiled roofs. Four-bay, one-room deep, 2
storey front, with parallel 2-storey rear wing over half length;
single-bay, 1½ storey extension left end; other C20 rear
additions. Front: framing 3 panels high. Mid C20 French doors at
right end, with contemporary lintel over; rectangular bay, brick
base, 3-light casement, lean-to roof; C18 four-light casement,
iron opening light, cutting across a stud. Late C20 brick gabled
porch, boarded door; 3-light casement with iron opening light,
cutting across stud and partly replacing former doorway. Above, on
right 4-light late C20 casement in lean-to dormer; 3-light and 2-
light casements, each with iron opening lights and leaded lights:
paired 2-light wooden casements. Central brick chimney on ridge,
lateral behind to left. Left end, slightly set back timber-framed,
angle strut to wallplate, 3-light C20 casement in lean-to dormer.
Right return 2 gables, left timber-framed, external brick stack
off-centre to right, brick-topped brick base in angle at foot on
left; to right 2-light C20 casement; above 3-light casement with
iron opening light, angle-braces to tie-beam, collar with angled
queen struts. Right gable brick, 4-light C19 window below,
cambered brick arch, 3-light casement above, stump of brick chimney
from eaves on right.
Interior: entrance hall partly opened up to floor above; wide
chamfer ceiling beams entrance and right half of house, ground
floor, wide fireplace with timber lintel in right end. Roof, tie-
beam trusses with collar and angled queen struts, one pair purlins
laid flat, square ridge; straight braces at one end each bay.
Said to have been converted into 3 cottages and later (C20)
reconverted to single house. Forms group with barn and with
Elfstone Hollow opposite (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO8595727386
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Source: English Heritage
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