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Description: Parkend Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 132442
OS Grid Reference: SO7890610541
OS Grid Coordinates: 378906, 210541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7931, -2.3072
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HARESFIELD A38, Parkend
SO 71 SE
3/183 Parkend Farmhouse
Small detached farmhouse. Possibly late C16, reputed to have been
partially rebuilt in 1790 after a fire. Painted brick, with
exposed timber-framing to inner face of rear cross wing with brick
infill on stone plinth, steeply pitched concrete tile roof probably
originally thatched, half-hipped to rear wing and hipped to right
hand front corner, brick ridge stack with moulded stone cap. Small
L-plan with rear cross wing on right containing stack, with passage
to left of stack, possibly originally a through passage but no
evidence of rear doorway. Single storey and attic. Front has
original plank door and flanking probably original fixed 3-light
wooden windows with external shutters. Similar window on right
hand return. Left hand return gable is boarded. One small raking
dormer to front, right. Two to rear. Original plank door on inner
face of rear cross wing on timber-framed wall which continues
inside house and has wood newel stair immediately adjacent to front
Interior has chamfered and stopped beams in ground floor rooms;
later fireplaces inserted at base of large stack.
Listing NGR: SO7890610541
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Source: English Heritage
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