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Description: Farleys End Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 131713
OS Grid Reference: SO7715215235
OS Grid Coordinates: 377152, 215235
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8353, -2.3330
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SO 71 NE ELMORE FARLEYS END
1/57 Farleys End Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. C15, possibly earlier; C19 alterations.
Timber-framed, mostly rebuilt in brick; clay plain tile roof; brick
chimneys. 4-bay; central 2-bay former hall, now with cross
passage; single-storey with attic; 2-storey with attic at west end.
Front: scattered fenestration with some timber-framing; rebuilt in
brick to right, all rendered; segmental headed plank door and
casement to right; 3 casements to left and central high level
staircase casement; 2 gabled roof dormers to left, 1 with leaded
casement; central brick ridge chimney. East end: half-hipped with
projecting brick chimney stack; Cl9 sash to upper floor. Back:
scattered fenestration in rebuilt brick wall, mostly segmental
arched; 2 doorways with plank doors and casement between; altered
C20 casement with concrete lintel to left; small mid-level
staircase casement to right; at right end attached stable with
segmental headed door and pitching hole over. West end: small
attic casement above attached stable; segmental headed stable door
with loft casement above.
Interior has 5 pairs of crucks with cambered collars and massive
curved windbraces in roof; former open hall has inserted C17 floor;
2 spiral staircase also dated from C17 alterations, 1 replaced in
Cl9. Originally the manor house of Farley manor, in the ownership
of Gloucester Abbey. Part of group of 3 contemporary cruck-framed
buildings: barn and outbuilding, (q.v.). (N. W. Alcock, Cruck
Construction: An Introduction and Catalogue, 1981; C. R. Elrington,
'Hardwicke' in V.C.H. Glos. x, 1972, pp. 178-188; and D. Verey,
Gloucestershire: The Vale and the Forest of Dean. 1976.)
Listing NGR: SO7715215235
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