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Description: Lowerhouse Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 149395
OS Grid Reference: SO7153566859
OS Grid Coordinates: 371535, 266859
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2991, -2.4188
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STOCKTON ON TEME CP -
SO 76 NW
6/202 Lowerhouse Farmhouse
Farmhouse, divided into two dwellings, now house. Late C17, remodelled
c1840; restored late C20. Brick with ashlar dressings and shallow-pitched
hipped slate roof. T-plan; main part of three bays aligned east/west with
central chimney bay and brick ridge stack; cross-wing of two bays at east
end with large external chimney to east side elevation. Three storeys and
cellar; two-course band between ground and first floors; dentilled eaves
cornice. South front elevation: windows have rusticated lintels with pro-
jecting keyblocks and stone sills; ground and first floor windows are cross-
casements; second floor windows are 2-light casements; two windows on each
storey of main part and one window on each storey of projecting wing to
right; in angle between wing and main part is a full-height porch addition
with a round-headed archway and panelled door within. At the centre of the
main part is a blocked doorway. Interior: main storeys have ogee-stop
chamfered main ceiling beams; back-to-back fireplaces in main parts; open
well staircase to rear right of main part with moulded handrail and turned
balusters. Vaulted cellar. Two-storey C19 addition adjoining the west and
the east side elevations. It is probable that the house was originally a
lobby-entry plan. The house was being restored at the time of survey
Listing NGR: SO7153566859
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Source: English Heritage
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