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Description: Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 150697
OS Grid Reference: SO5893063438
OS Grid Coordinates: 358930, 263438
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2676, -2.6032
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BOCKLETON CP off BOCKLETON ROAD (west side)
SO 56 SE
5/10 Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16, with mid- to late C19 repairs and alterations. Hand-
made brick on sandstone rubble base with rubble additions; plain tiled roofs
with large brick stacks to north and west. L-plan with large wing to west of
south range. Two storeys and attic with three-course band at first floor
level and two-course band at attic floor level and above attic level. Main
east elevation: windows are mainly replacement cross-casements except for a
C19 casement of three lights on the ground floor of the south range. There
are two windows on both floors of the south range and at the east end of the
north range. The main entrance is at the south end of the south range and has
a C19 porch with an embattled parapet and a half-glazed C19 door. Additional
single-storey wings adjoin to the south and west. Interior is recorded to
have retained its original internal arrangements with a long hall in the south
range, the parlour in the upper north wing and the kitchen on the west side.
At the west end of the parlour is recorded to be a room with richly moulded
ceiling beams forming rectangular compartments. The original open-well stair-
case is also recorded to survive which has heavily moulded newels, moulded
handrails and turned balusters. (VCH IV, p 241).
Listing NGR: SO5893063438
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Source: English Heritage
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