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Description: Vine Farm
Date Listed: 10 January 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 134186
OS Grid Reference: SO8572532587
OS Grid Coordinates: 385725, 232587
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9916, -2.2093
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SO 8532 FORTHAMPTON FORTHAMPTON VILLAGE
7/66 Vine Farm
Detached farmhouse. C15 or earlier, C16, C17-early C18 and C18.
Close-studded timber-framing, square-panelled timber-framing with
painted brick infill, coursed squared and dressed limestone, brick.
Red tile roof, blue lias/brick and brick stacks. Rectangular C15
(or earlier), west wing, close-studded timber-framing to upper
floor, square-panelled timber-framing to ground floor.
Rectangular close-studded wing at east end with gabled stairs
projection from right-hand wall flanked by projecting blue lias
stacks. Late C17-C18 wing extending southwards from junction
between the two earlier parts. C19 corrugated iron lean-to
linking house to barn/store not of special interest. Small late
C18 brick extension in angle between close-studded block and the
latter. Garden front; C16 close-studded wing projects forwards
right, jettied gable-end with original bargeboard with zig-zag
decoration. Large 3-light C20 casements with horizontal glazing
bars to ground floor, similar 2-light window to first floor. Two-
light casement to attic. C17-early C18 square timber-framed wing
left 1/2 storey with two C20 roof dormers with plate glass casements
lighting upper floor, 2-light C20 casement with horizontal glazing
bars to ground floor. Access via lean-to left of C18 extension.
West wing lit by small C20 one, 2 and 4-light wood casements.
Brick dentil decoration at eaves of small C18 extension. Twin
diagonal blue lias/brick stacks either side of stairs projection,
from right-hand wall of close-studded C16 block. Axial brick
stack from late C17-early C18 extension. V.C.H. refers to
indications of a cruck-framed hall in the back (presumably west)
wing. House once owned by the Hayward family (q.v. churchyard
monuments and Southfield House). Interior not accessible.
(Forthampton Estate). (V.C.H., Glos. Vol 8, p.197).
Listing NGR: SO8572532587
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