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Description: Eastham Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 149241
OS Grid Reference: SO6576968734
OS Grid Coordinates: 365769, 268734
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3156, -2.5036
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EASTHAM CP EASTHAM
SO 66 NE
5/48 Eastham Court Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as Eastham
Shown on OS Map as Court Farmhouse.
Farmhouse. Early C17 with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed, brick infill
and replacement walling; plain tiled roofs. H-plan; hall part of three framed
bays aligned east/west, large external chimney at rear with three square C19
stacks and joint cap; cross-wings are both of two framed bays, the east wing
has an external tufa chimney with offsets and brick stack and the west wing
an external brick chimney with similar stack to those of the hall part; in
angles between hall and cross-wings in south elevation are set single-bay
full-height wings. Two storeys and attic with dormer; all gables have
moulded bargeboards and finials with pendants. Framing: six rows of small
square panels from sill to wall-plate; probably re-roofed in C19, collar
and tie-beam trusses with long and short struts and lower rail. South front
elevation: windows are all C19 casements and have moulded architraves, cornices
and tiled weatherings; central bay of hall has a large rectangular light and
a 3-light window, a first floor 3-light window and a gabled dormer with 3-light
window; main entrance to right has a ledged and battened door and transom
light and is set beneath the same cornice and weathering as the 3-light window
to the left; the small single-bay wings have narrow rectangular windows on
both floors; the left cross-wing gable end has a 3-light window on both floors
and the right cross-wing gable end has a 5-light window on both floors.
Framing: former parlour to south-east has C17 oak panelling enriched with
frieze; main beams are all moulded; oak staircase to east of house has
turned balusters and plain handrail. Brick and timber-framed lean-to outshuts
to rear of hall part (VCH 4, p 265-6).
Listing NGR: SO6577168734
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Source: English Heritage
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