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Description: Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 149251
OS Grid Reference: SO6436765116
OS Grid Coordinates: 364367, 265116
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2830, -2.5237
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HANLEY CP HANLEY CHILD
SO 66 NE
5/58 Court Farmhouse (formerly
listed as Courthouse
Farmhouse. Early C17 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions.
Part timber-framed with brick and rendered infill, brick and rubble replacement
walling; part rubble; plain tiled roofs. H-plan; central hall part of two
framed bays aligned north/south with large central rubble chimney and brick
ridge stack; cross-wing of two framed bays at north gable end also with
rubble chimney and brick stack at rear gable end and north side; large C19
rubble cross-wing of three bays added at south gable end with east gable end
chimney and brick stack. Two storeys partly with attic. Framing: two rows
of panels at first floor level to side and rear of cross-wing and collar and
tie-beam truss with two struts at rear gable end; framing also exposed to
front of rear of hall but has been altered and is mainly irregular. Windows
are mainly C20 casements. East front elevation: hall has a 4-light first
floor window; ground.floor is obscured by two adjoining lean-to additions;
the left one has a 3-light window and the right one a 2-light C19 window
and it is extended to form a lean-to porch above the main entrance which
has a C20 glazed door. Cross-wing gable end to right has a ground floor
3-light window with a cambered head and a first floor 2-light window. Left
cross-wing gable end has a C20 door to right of the chimney and an attic
light; its south elevation has two ground and first floor 3-light windows in
the outer bays and a central first floor 2-light window; all have cambered
heads and mouldedstone keyblocks. Interior: roof of hall appears to have been
raised; internal framing otherwise largely intact; large fireplace with C19
range in cross-wing; hall is floored with flagstones. (VCH 4, p 266).
Listing NGR: SO6436765116
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