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Description: Great Quebb Farmhouse and Adjoining Outbuilding and Garden Wall
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150593
OS Grid Reference: SO3018251888
OS Grid Coordinates: 330182, 251888
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1608, -3.0221
EARDISLEY CP off A 411 (west side)
SO 35 SW
3/39 Great Quebb Farmhouse
and adjoining outbuilding
19.8.53 and garden wall (formerly
listed as Great Quebb)
Farmhouse, now divided into two houses, with adjoining outbuilding. Circa
1400 origins, extended or part rebuilt late C16 with further C17, mid-C19
and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed on rubble base, roughcast with slate
roof and two brick stacks to north-west side of main ridge. Four framed
bays (including passage bay) aligned north-east/south-west; intersecting
cross-wing probably of two framed bays at south-west end having an external
rubble chimney with brick stack in its south-east angle. Two storeys.
Framing: visible at south-west end. Cross-wing has two rows of exposed
panelling at ground floor level. First floor is jettied to south-west and
at south-east end on shaped brackets with a chamfered bressummer. North-west
front elevation: main range has three ground floor and four first floor 3-
light casements. Entrance in second bay has a gabled canopy on console
brackets and a C17 door with strap hinges. Cross-wing gable end to right
has a ground floor square light and a first floor 2-light casement with a
transom light. Other entrance in side elevation of cross-wing has a C20
-door. Lean-to addition at rear left of main range and on south-west side
of cross-wing. Interior: main range has remains of at least one cruck truss
and a pair of archways with four-centred heads on both floors. C17 dog-leg
staircase with pierced splat balusters, moulded handrail and square newels
with turned finials. Cross-wing has a ground floor room lined with C17 panel-
ling and an early C18 fireplace with panelled overmantel. Outbuilding: adjoins
north-east end. Timber-framed and weatherboarded on rubble base with stone
tiled roof laid in diminishing courses. Two framed bays. Two levels.
North-west elevation has a 6-pane window, a gabled dormer with a loft open-
ing, a large archway and a doorway. Garden wall adjoins south-west end.
Rubble. About 12 feet high, runs south-west for about 10 yards and returns
south-east for about 40 yards. On south-east side of section adjoining
Great Quebb Farmhouse are 12 square bee-boles arranged in two tiers.
(RCHM, III, p 55, item 33; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).
Listing NGR: SO3018251888
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Source: English Heritage
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