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Description: Upper Spond and Adjoining Barn
Date Listed: 31 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150640
OS Grid Reference: SO3136653549
OS Grid Coordinates: 331366, 253549
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1759, -3.0051
EARDISLEY CP SPOND
SO 35 SW
3/85 Upper Spond and
Farmhouse and adjoining barn. C16, extended C17 with mid- to late C19
alterations. Timber-framed with wattle-and-daub infill on rubble base,
brick and rubble refacing, and weatherboarding and corrugated iron cladding.
Roofs have stone tiles laid in diminishing courses, slates and corrugated iron
covering with brick and rubble stack to main ridge. Hall and cross-wing plan;
main range has single-bay hall aligned north-east/south-west with chimney bay
and through-passage bay at north-east end. Cross-wing of probably three bays
adjoins south-west end. Two storeys. Framing: hall range has partly two rows
of close-set studding and partly four panels from sill to wall-plate. No
trusses visible externally. North-west front elevation: hall range has a
first floor 2-light and 3-light C19 casement, a large opening and a ledged
and battened door to the passage bay. Cross-wing has a loft door at the
gable end and a stable door in the angle. Interior: roof has collar and tie-
beam trusses with struts. Hall has chamfered main ceiling beams which divide
the ceiling into eight compartments. Barn added in C17 at north-east end.
Two framed bays. Large opposed doorways in north-east end bay. Interior:
framing comprised of three panels from sill to wall-plate with short straight
upper corner braces. Roof has collar and tie-beam trusses with raking struts.
(north-east end truss and additional central strut and a V-strut above the
collar); two tiers of trenched purlins. A blocked doorway that led off the
passageway suggests the plan to be a longhouse derivative. (RCHM, III, p 56,
Listing NGR: SO3136653549
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