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Description: Eardisley Wooton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 August 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 150600
OS Grid Reference: SO3085650586
OS Grid Coordinates: 330856, 250586
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1492, -3.0119
EARDISLEY CP A 4111 (east side)
SO 35 SW
3/46 Eardisley Wooton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C13, altered C17 and mid-C19. Roughcast timber-frame
with painted rubble refacing and rubble addition; stone tiled roofs laid
in diminishing courses, half-hipped at west end and having a rubble ridge
stack with a brick shaft and also large brick ridge stack. Cruck hall house
of four framed bays aligned roughly east/west and including a through-passage
bay. In the C17 the upper floor was inserted together with a chimney backing
onto the passage and a two-bay cross-wing was built at the west end and a
large chimney at the junction of the two ranges. Single storey and attic.
Framing: not exposed externally. North front elevation: main range has two
3-light casements and a 2-light casement on the ground floor, a C19 gabled
dormer with a 2-light casement, a sky-light and two partly-glazed doors.
Also doorway in cross-wing gable end to left. Attic light at east end.
Interior: cruck trusses with collars survive and large wall-framing panels
also visible in main range. Doorway at northern end of passage has a two-
centred arched head formed by massive timbers and a square-headed doorway has
been inserted within it. There is also internal wall-framing within the cross-
wing and the chimney has a pair of large fireplaces with chamfered timber
lintels. (RCHM, III, p 55, item 30; BoE, p 120; Alcock, NW: CBA Cruck Catalogue,
1981; Wood, ME: C13 Domestic Architecture in England, 1950).
Listing NGR: SO3085650586
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Source: English Heritage
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