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Description: Combe Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 149148
OS Grid Reference: SO3461263059
OS Grid Coordinates: 334612, 263059
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2618, -2.9595
SO 36 SW COMBE CP -
4/9 Combe Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C16 main wing and C17 added wing, C20 alterations.
Close-studded timber-framing with decorative herringbone framing in
gable of earlier wing; square panelled framing to later wing; sandstone
rubble plinth, part painted brick, part wattle-and-daub infill. Slate
roofs. Earlier wing aligned north/south with later wing adjoining and
extending to east; lateral stack to earlier wing, axial stack to later
wing backing onto through-passage. Present entrance in C20 rebuilding
of north gable end of earlier wing. Two storeys to earlier wing, single
storey and attic to later wing. South front: gable end of earlier wing
to left with jettied upper floor underbuilt on ground floor but with
jetty retained to west side with moulded bressummer, shaped brackets and
attached shafts. Three-light multi-pane C20 metal casement window to first
floor, similar C20 wooden window to ground floor; irregular fenestration to
later wing to right of one 4-pane casement window and 2-light glazing bar
casement window to left end and two C20 windows to right of half-glazed C20
door. The interior retains a cross-beamed ceiling in main room of earlier
block with heavily moulded main beams and subsidiary joists. (RCHM, Vol III,
p 33). -
Listing NGR: SO3461263059
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Source: English Heritage
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