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Description: Comberton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150115
OS Grid Reference: SO4970367758
OS Grid Coordinates: 349703, 267758
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3056, -2.7391
ORLETON CP COMBERTON
10/93 Comberton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16 to early C17, remodelled late C18 with some 1980's
restoration. Timber-frame with rendered infill and slate roof. L-plan,
cross-wing extending to south, other range slightly offset extending to
east. Lobby entrance against stack in middle of east range. North front
of two storeys with gable-lit attic to cross-wing on right. First floor
four plus one windows, two 3-light casements to left, a fixed casement
and two 4-light casements. Ground floor has three plus one windows, the
outer two are 3-light casements, the others 4-light casements. The cross-
wing jetty is underbuilt in rubble, whilst the bay nearest this end of the
other range is jettied on scroll brackets. Entrance to right of centre in
subsidiary range with a shallow-pitched gabled slated canopy of plain wooden
posts with a 6-panel door. Framing: five square panels high, cross-wing
gable has a slightly projecting tie-beam with two collars and vertical
struts. Interior of cross-wing has traces of floral wall-paintings in
the north room on the first floor. Several triangular doorheads and exposed
chamfered and stopped-ceiling beams. (RCHM, 3, p 159, no 27).
Listing NGR: SO4970367758
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