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Description: Lower Farm Cottage
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 148491
OS Grid Reference: SO9843337083
OS Grid Coordinates: 398433, 237083
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0322, -2.0242
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SO 9635 - 9735
11/39 Lower Farm Cottage
House. C17 with mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-framed with painted
brick infill on limestone rubble base, brick replacement walling and thatched
roof, half-hipped at west end. Two framed bays aligned east/west with large
external chimney at east end which has a rebuilt brick stack. Single storey
and attic with dormers. Framing: three panels from sill to wall-plate with
some short straight upper corner braces. Framing replaced at west end and
north side. At east gable end a collar and tie-beam truss and one raking
strut is partly visible. South front elevation: windows are all 2-light C20
casements. There are two ground floor windows and an eyebrow dormer in the
eastern bay. Attic light at west end. Main entrance in C20 single-storey
wing adjoining east gable end and enclosing chimney with a glazed door and
garage door facing south. Also lean-to C20 outshut of boarded timber at west
end with a window in its south end and a glazed door in its west side.
Interior is said to retain its large fireplace. Despite the alterations to
this building its original plan has remained intact and it forms a pair with
Cherry Orchard Cottage (qv). Included for group value.
Listing NGR: SO9843337083
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Source: English Heritage
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