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Description: Freams Farmhouse
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132706
OS Grid Reference: SO8809712344
OS Grid Coordinates: 388097, 212344
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8096, -2.1740
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SO 81 SE CRANHAM -
1/147 Freams Farmhouse
Farmhouse with attached stable. Dated 1676; c1690 addition.
c1820 alterations. Random rubble and ashlar limestone; ashlar,
brick and concrete block rebuilt chimneys; stone slate roof. Two-
storey; 2-storey with attic addition to north west, stable to
south west. North east side: lower range to left mostly rebuilt
c1820, doorway with stone lintel dated 'W F / 1676'; 6-panel door,
porch with tent hood. Scattered fenestration includes blocked 3-
light chamfered mullioned window to left of doorway, eaves-mounted
chimney with moulded cap added c1820. Two-light casement with
hoodmould to right; 2 upper floor timber casements with timber
lintels. Taller cross-gabled later addition to right with 2-window
fenestration to ground and upper floors, all 3-light recessed
chamfered mullioned casements with hoods, ground floor hoodmould
extending to left over blocked doorway and over 2-light casement -
possibly reduced from 3-light; 3-light cellar casement, partially
blocked; attic 2-light in gable with oval window above. Main
ground floor casement has C19 sill-lowering. Rebuilt chimney to
gable end of gabled range; small ridge-mounted timber bellcote.
South west side: gable of c1690 addition to left with single-
window fenestration as to opposite side. Stable range projects
forward from right with gabled loft doorway to north west side, 2
doorways with stone lintels and plank doors to south east. Earlier
part of house to right has external corridor addition with lean-to
roof; 2 upper floor timber windows with iron casements and timber
lintels. Projecting oven house to right with cut-down gable-
mounted chimney. South east end: rebuilt c1820 with canted bay
window and small Venetian window above with Regency tent hood.
Interior: Regency fittings and doorways at south east end. Built
for Fream family, W F probably representing Willam Fream.
(A.R.J. Jurica, 'Cranham' in V.C.H. Glos. vii, 1981, pp 199-210)
Listing NGR: SO8809712344
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