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Description: Grodon's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 147882
OS Grid Reference: SO9017457026
OS Grid Coordinates: 390174, 257026
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2114, -2.1452
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TIBBERTON CP CHURCH LANE (west side)
SO 95 NW
6/206 (18/1D) Gordon's Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C15, extended late C16 with late C18 and mid-C19 alterations.
Timber-framed, painted brick and rendered infill on lias limestone rubble
plinth, painted brick refacing and replacement walling, plain tiled roofs.
Hall and cross-wing plan; original C15 hall house of three framed bays
aligned north-east/south-west, large external chimney and bread oven to
rear centre; cross-wing of two framed bays added at north-east gable
end with large central chimney and two star-shaped stacks; at about the
same time a framed bay was added to the rear of the original hall house
enclosing the chimney and itself having an external chimney and bread oven.
Two storeys, attic and cellar; dentilled eaves cornice. Framing: hall part
is cruck-framed; the south-east end cruck is partly visible in the gable
end; rear wall-frame of two panels from sill to wall-plate; front wall-frame
rebuilt in brick; cross-wing has five panels from sill to wall-plate and
some long straight lower corner braces; collar and tie-beam trusses with
four struts to collar, concave lozenge panels between the struts and lattice
detail above the collar at the front, and three struts to collar and a V-
strut in the apex at rear; bay at rear of hall has four panels from sill
to wall-plate and a collar and tie-beam truss with three struts to collar.
North-east front elevation: windows are 3-light casements; hall part has
two ground-floor windows with cambered heads and three first-floor windows;
main entrance in angle with cross-wing has a lean-to tiled porch, half-
glazed to the left side, and a 6-panelled door, transom light with central
glazing bar and a moulded architrave; there is a C19 gable end chimney.
Cross-wing has plank weatherings at main floor levels and above collar;
ground- and first-floor window and attic light. Interior: C15 part has
evidence of two full cruck trusses, an inserted first floor with moulded
cross-beamed ceiling and a large fireplace; cross-wing has moulded ceiling
beams and large fireplace in front bay of ground floor. Framed bay to
rear of hall used as a kitchen in C19. (VCH 3 (ii), p 537).
Listing NGR: SO9017457026
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Source: English Heritage
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