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Description: Wheat Cottage
Date Listed: 21 June 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 139774
OS Grid Reference: SU4356041318
OS Grid Coordinates: 443560, 141318
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1695, -1.3783
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SU 44 SW BARTON STACEY MAIN STREET
4/100 Wheat Cottage
House. Late C17 and early C18, altered early-mid c19 and mid-late C20. Timber-
frame with plastered wattle and daub infill clad, early-mid c19, in banded red
brick and knapped flint with segmental-brick-arched openings and cement-rendered
plinth. Plain tile roof with brick stack. Originally, 2-bay central lobby-entry
plan; C18 bay added at left end; c19 rear outshut; C20 projecting half-hipped
gabled bay added on right. 1 storey with attic, 4 bays in all. c19 2-panel door
between left-hand bays has glazed upper panel with glazing bars and is in half-
hipped tiled porch with log columns. Windows, of 2 or 3 lights, are metal case-
ments with diagonal leading or wood casements with small-pane glazing and narrower
margin panes, the 3 attic windows in hipped-roofed dormers. Roof half-hipped at
left end and with ridge stack between bays 2 and 3. Left return: truncated
external stack with offsets at base; 3-light window to right with 2-light window
above in half-timbered gable. Interior: timber-frame visible, particularly on 1st
floor; clasped through purlins; straight wind braces in left bay. On ground
floor, 2nd bay has large brick fireplace with chamfered timber bressummer and
bread-oven; chamfered cross-beam with stepped cyma stops. Left bay has chamfered
cross-beam and reset C18 panelling. C20 right-hand bay has early c19 panelled
cupboard with arched top, relocated from earlier part of house.
Listing NGR: SU4356041320
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Source: English Heritage
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