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Description: Holcombe Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 133310
OS Grid Reference: SO8589211168
OS Grid Coordinates: 385892, 211168
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7990, -2.2060
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SO 81 SE
Farmhouse. Dated 1700 over door, much C19 modification. Coursed and square
dressed limestone, roofs Welsh slate, concrete tile, or concrete slate. A
cross-passage house to which a second parallel range was added on the east side;
this runs full width, giving paired gables and central valley. At the north
end a one storey transverse addition with slate roof. The early, west front,
away from road, two storeys and part cellar, three windows, 3-light at ground
floor, 2-light at first floor and an extra stair light; to the right a sink
panel below window with small cellar opening. Off-centre right doorway to
cross-passage with deep stone lintel to peaked head and a circular panel
inscribed 'SRS MDCC'. All windows and doorway to stopped hoods. left return
double gable has two 3-light casement to common hood at valley level, over
extension with central plank door. Right return also double gable with two 2-
light casements to hoods at each level. To left a large external stack and a
line of flush quoins stones set back from corner. The road (east front)
probably all Cl9, but similar to opposite side, with 3:2:3-light ground floor
and first floor casements with hoods; door off-centre, left under common hood
with central window. All casements recessed hollow chamfer. Gables have
saddle-back copings throughout. Small block to right has two small single
lights. Interior not inspected, but vaulted cellar reported.
Listing NGR: SO8589211168
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Source: English Heritage
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