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Description: Upper Holcombe Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 24 August 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 133317
OS Grid Reference: SO8564011793
OS Grid Coordinates: 385640, 211793
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8046, -2.2097
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SO 81 SE
Upper Holcombe Farmhouse
and attached outbuilding
Farmhouse. Late C17 or early C18 and C19. Good squared and coursed limestone
long fronts, rubble returns, stone slate roof; outbuilding with concrete tile.
Complex building with earliest part to road end having gabled back wing, an C18
ordering of the main front to south-east, and C19 extension and roof raising;
gable away from road shows tower line original roof. Two storeys and attic.
Entrance front has stone-slated pentice carried on 4 square stone piers with
base and cap, and returned to link with outbuilding, and a full-height gabled
wing to right: this has a 2-light recessed chamfer mullioned stone casement
under stopped hood in gable, a similar blocked casement at first floor, and a
C20 2-light casement to ground floor. To left, two small square openings above
pentice, then at ground floor a 2-light recessed chamfer and a blocked opening
flanking a C20 door. Gable to road has 2-light ovolo mould stone casement at
first floor left, and 2 blocked openings; there are continuous moulded string
courses at gable and first floor levels. The far gable has a 3-light recessed-
chamfer stone mullion casement. Garden front has at ground floor a C19 three-
light casement under a deep plain stone lintel, C20 glazed door and flat roofed
porch, then a 3-light recessed chamfer and a 2-light recessed chamfer casement;
at first floor a 3-light casement to plain head, a 3-light and 2-light recessed
chamfer mullion casement; two 2-light gabled dormers; all windows with leaded
glazing: At gable to road a large ashlar stack with skirt and capping, and
smaller ashlar stack with capping at ridge near opposite end. Linked to main
block by pentice roof, left is a small 2-storey gabled outbuilding of C19 with a
gable stack, and plank door at upper level with stone approach steps at gable
away from house.
Listing NGR: SO8564011793
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