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Description: Newbridge House
Date Listed: 25 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 130467
OS Grid Reference: SP1637217896
OS Grid Coordinates: 416372, 217896
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8594, -1.7637
CLAPTON-ON-THE-HILL CLAPTON VILLAGE
SP 11 NE
2/31 Newbridge House
Former farmhouse adjoining Upper Farmhouse (q.v.). Coursed squared
and dressed limestone of various different periods. Stone slate
roof, ashlar stacks (probably C20). Mid C17, substantially
restored mid C19. Long rectangular plan to main body formerly with
cross passage. Small C19 extension parallel to main body at rear.
Small outbuilding projects forwards right of main entrance front.
Two storeys and attic, lit by three 2-light C20 roof dormers.
Five-windowed facade; mostly 2, 3 and 4-light casements with
horizontal glazing bars within segmental-headed surrounds. C20
part-glazed front door far right inserted within surround of
double-chamfered hollow-moulded stone-mullioned casement. Original
entrance (now blocked) lay off-centre left now with 3-light window
inserted. C19 part-glazed plank door within flat-chamfered Tudor-
arched surround in rear wall, formerly opening into cross passage.
C20 three-light window with central sash window and concrete lintel
right of Tudor-arched door surround. Similar smaller window to
first floor. Single light with flat-chamfered stone surround and
2-light stone-mullioned casement in gable end of main body. C19
extension at rear lit by 2 and 3-light casements within segmental-
headed surrounds. Single-storey outbuilding at right angles to
entrance front with 2-light stone-mullioned casement with unusual
Interior; tie beams with moulded stops. Two open fireplaces with
bressumer beams; one with moulded stops and a 'keystone'-like
carved decoration at centre of beam and 2 inglenook seats. Open
fireplace in far left-hand room has semi-circular curing chamber
area to right of fireplace. Two-light hollow-moulded stone-
mullioned casements in rear wall (now no longer visible from
outside). Upper right-hand room with spine beam.
Listing NGR: SP1637217896
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