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Description: Ford Abbey
Date Listed: 11 June 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 150549
OS Grid Reference: SO5642458448
OS Grid Coordinates: 356424, 258448
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2225, -2.6393
SO 55 NE
10/59 Ford Abbey
Farmhouse. Early C16, enlarged during C17 and further altered during the
C18 and mid-C19, further C20 alterations. Square-panelled timber-framing
with painted brick and wattle-and-daub infill, sandstone rubble plinth and
part refacing, rubble stacks with brick shafts, Welsh slate roofs. L-plan
with entrances to north-west and south-east fronts, through-passage, gable-
end and axial stacks. Further additions to north-west and again to south-east
form a small enclosed courtyard. Two storeys and part single storey with attic.
South-east front: one 3-light, one 2-light and similar 3-light casement window
to first floor, one 2-light casement window to left and one 3-light and one
similar 2-light window to right of gabled porch with part-glazed inner door.
To the north-west front enclosed in the courtyard is a small two-storey porch
with shaped doorhead and small 2-light casement window in gable. Interior
retains chamfered and moulded ceiling beams and triangular-headed doorways in
rear wing. (RCHM, Vol 3, p 170).
Listing NGR: SO5642458448
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Source: English Heritage
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