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Description: Harper's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 134316
OS Grid Reference: SO8133326045
OS Grid Coordinates: 381333, 226045
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9326, -2.2729
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ASHLEWORTH THE VILLAGE
SO 82 NW
2/25 Harper's Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, early and late C18, late C19. Cross wing timber-
framed, brick-nogged or wattle and daub infill, replaced by brick
and stone at front: first extension irregular English bond
brickwork, second same but regular, Flemish bond to front: tiled
roof. Two 2-window sections, left 2 1/2 storey, right 2 storey, cross
wing 1 1/2 storey; small rear stair extension (late C19). Front:
cross wing, timber corner post on right, brace to truss: 2-light
casement window, cambered brick arch. Gable truss above, 3-light
casement window, iron opening-light, weatherboard over on brackets.
Left return small window; gabled dormer above, Y tracery,
decorative barge boards, timber finial. Set back on left, brick
wing, front on right covered conservatory: to left mid C20 metal
French doors, cambered brick arch. Half-glazed door under timber
hood to porch, wooden finial, trellis sides. Single-storey canted
bay to left, 6-pane windows, lead flat. Vertical joint to left;
similar bay with small panes; 2-light, flat headed opening to
cellar on left; blocked window. First floor, four 3-light
casement windows, iron opening lights, cambered brick arches in
higher, left section. Dentil eaves. Chimney from right eaves
cross wing, 3 on ridge brick section: roof half-hipped down to
ridge of cross wing. Left return 2-light casement on right to
ground floor, steps down to cellar, both cambered brick arches:
blocked slit above cellar door. Two-light casement in gable, iron
opening light, no lintel. Interior: right room brick section wide
fireplace recess, timber lintel, beaded edge, original wooden seat
on right: stone-paved floor, boarded door. Left end, arch each
side fireplace, left open to front section, reported to contain
organ in C19; right blind, harness room behind with outside door.
Listing NGR: SO8133326045
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Source: English Heritage
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