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Description: Stokenhill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 28 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 132782
OS Grid Reference: SO8456806942
OS Grid Coordinates: 384568, 206942
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7610, -2.2250
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SO 80 NW WHITESHILL -
3/223 Stokenhill Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. Dated 1685 with 1717 porch. Coursed, squared
and dressed rubble limestone, coursed rubble to rear; ashlar and
rendered chimneys; concrete tile roof. Two-storey with attic and
cellar; 2-storey porch. South front: 2 full gables with
fenestration in line below, 2 + 2-light to ground floor with king
mullions, 3-light to upper floor, 2-light to attic with oval
windows above. All are casements with recessed chamfered mullions
and hoodmoulds, single-lights set adjacent to porch, those to
ground floor with hoodmould linking across from main window. Two-
light opening and doorway to cellar in plinth to left. Central
gabled porch with cambered arch to deep stone lintel, drip course
above and moulded keyed oval window. Dated sundial; very small
side window openings on upper floor. Stone porch seats. Original
folding wide plank studded door. Ends: full gables with
fenestration below as to front. Rear: 2 gables, each with
projecting chimney, left with rendered shaft, right with paired
diagonal shafts having linking cap with billeted moulding. Central
C20 lean-to with 2-light casement above.
Interior: two square rooms to each floor, smaller room between at
rear. Central staircase with winders has raised coffin door at
foot. Stepped beam chamfer stops. Good contemporary fireplaces to
principal rooms, one to ground floor with dated iron fireback
having 3 round arched smoke outlets. Moulded cornice mantelshelfs
to upper floor fireplaces. Extended collar truss roof structure.
A good example of this late C17 house type with many surviving
original features, same revealed during recent restoration.
Contemporary privy to west (q.v.).
(Illustrated in N.M. Herbert, 'Stroud' in V.C.H. Glos. xi, 1976,
Listing NGR: SO8456806942
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