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Description: Home Farm House and Attached Farmbuildings, Sezincote Estate
Date Listed: 25 August 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 128760
OS Grid Reference: SP1720130919
OS Grid Coordinates: 417201, 230918
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9765, -1.7510
SEZINCOTE SEZINCOTE PARK
SP 13 SE
4/122 Home Farm house and attached
farmbuildinqs, Sezincote Estate
(formerly listed as Stables and
21.8.60 Bailiff's house)
Farmhouse, flanking farm buildings, stable yard left and estate
office wing right 1800 - 1805 by Samuel Pepys Cockerell and Thomas
Daniell for Sir Charles Cockerell. Facade: coursed squared and
dressed limestone with ashlar stacks, plinth and pilasters, slate
roof. E-shaped plan with stable blocks extending back on left and
estate office wing extending back on right. Symmetrically placed
double entrances to yards in to either side of farmhouse, at centre
of facade. Facade of farmhouse breaks forward from facade in 2
symmetrical steps. Projecting part of facade almost symmetrical
with engaged octagonal columns at corners continued up above roof
level and surmounted by ball finials. 2 storeys with half storey
in addition at centre. 1:1:1-windowed. 3-light stone-mullioned
casements to second and third floors of central projecting portion.
Second floor window with projecting hood supported on decorative
brackets with incised decoration below. 2-light metal casements
to second floor either side. All second floor windows with leaded
panes. 3-light central ground floor. Mogul-Hindu style window
with cusped pointed headed lights, radiating glazing bars at top
with projecting hood. Single light window on right. 2-panelled
door with cusped and pointed headed fanlight to match other ground
floor windows left. Three C20 plate glass windows right of
central projecting feature. 2-light C20 casement left also.
Dairy far right projects forwards slightly from facade: one
storey. 3-light window matching central ground floor window of
house with rectangular stone lattice work panel above. Former
cottage now store far left with gable end at front projecting
slightly from facade. Ground floor window matching central ground
floor window of house. 2-light metal casement above. Facade
between house, dairy and cottage with pilasters at regular
intervals and small blind windows with curved and stepped upper
corners between each pilaster. Circular ventilation holes in
blind windows on left of house. Lean-to roof behind wall linking
house and dairy on right. Pyramidal roof to dairy with parapet
with pointed merlons. Stone minarets at four corners with domed
tops and rosette decoration. Rear left minaret possibly chimney.
Central wooden minaret with stone finials at corners.
Interior of dairy: octagonal central marble table with stone
statue of woman in an octagonal bowl at centre. Walls tiled to
ceiling height with simple painted decoration at margins.
Listing NGR: SP1720130919
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Source: English Heritage
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