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Description: Lodge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150247
OS Grid Reference: SO3877869170
OS Grid Coordinates: 338778, 269170
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3172, -2.8995
WIGMORE CP DEERFOLD
SO 36 NE
5/68 Lodge Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early to mid-C16 with earlier and late Cl7 additions and c1800
alterations. Timber-framed with rendered infill on rubble base, some
rendered rubble walling and some painted brick replacement walling, machine-
tiled roofs with large rendered ridge stack. Three framed bays aligned
north-west/south-east. Original part consisted of central and north-west
bay with central chimney forming lobby-entrance. The south-east bay was
added in the early Cl7 and has an external rendered chimney at its (rubble)
gable end. Later in the Cl7 the porch wing, north-west lean-to and the
rear stair wing which has flanking outshuts with catslide roofs were added.
Two storeys and cellar. Framing: main building has two rows of close-set
studding per storey. The first floor of the north-east elevation of the
original two bays is jettied on a chamfered bressummer and moulded brackets;
the jetty is continued at the north-west end and the gable above has a collar
and tie-beam truss with close-set struts. The late Cl7 additions have square
panels, the wings have three rows from sill to wall-plate and the lean-tos
have two rows. North-east front elevation: windows are mainly C19 case-
ments. Left bay has a pair of 2-light windows beneath a plank weathering
and the right bay has a 3-light latticed window on the ground floor. There
are three windows of two lights, one per bay, on the first floor. Main
entrance now in central bay, has a c1800 door with four flush panels and a
transom light with a central glazing bar. The porch wing to the right of
the entrance has a four-panelled door in its left side and a single-light
casement. in its right side. The north-west lean-to has a 2-light window
in its north-east end. Interior: roof has queen-post trusses with V-struts .
above the collar and through-purlins. Central bay now forms an entrance
hall leafing to rear stair wing which has its early Cl7 open well staircase
which has square newels with shaped finials. The sill of a C16 oriel
window is visible on the south-west side of the building. The ground floor
room of the Cl7 bay has hollow stop-chamfered main ceiling beams between
which are three plaster panels with moulded borders. (RCHM, Herefs, Vol III,
p 210, item 22; BoE, p 232).
Listing NGR: SO3877869170
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Source: English Heritage
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