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Description: Charity Farmhouse
Date Listed: 4 July 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 134868
OS Grid Reference: SP0715434272
OS Grid Coordinates: 407154, 234272
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0068, -1.8972
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STANTON STANTON VILLAGE
11/84 Charity Farmhouse
(formerly listed as Charity Farm)
Former farmhouse, now house. Probably C17, altered C19, enlarged
1922 by and for Sir P. Stott (datestone). Coursed, squared stone:
timber-framing with rendered infill; stone slate roof. Three-
bay, 1 1/2 storey main section: 3-bay, single storey extension to
left, 2-storey cross wing behind. Entrance front: part-height
straight joint on right near corner: single-storey canted bay, 3-
light casement, hipped roof. Half-glazed door up one stone step,
marginal lights, 2 panels below. Three-light stone-mullioned
windows. Above, parapet gable on right, ashlar chimney, moulded
cap: 3 gabled dormers, each with 3-light casements. Chimney from
eaves left end, left gable rendered over timber-framing. To left,
lower wing: canted single-storey bay, 3-light mullioned window,
hipped roof. Boarded door up 5 stone steps, 4-centred arch, stone
lintel. Gabled dormer with 2-light casement; parapet gable left
end. Right return, lower part covered by late C20 conservatory,
not of special interest. Covers 2-light Perpendicular window said
to be from Hailes Abbey.
Interior: stone-paved entrance hall, timber-framed cross walls.
Wide stone fireplace, timber lintel in room to right: exposed beam
and bar-stop chamfered joists. Exposed unchamfered joists room to
left. House of Miss E. Wedgwood, visited by J.M. Barrie, Sargent
and H.G. Wells.
(T. Edwards, in Country Life, 1952)
Listing NGR: SP0715434272
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