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Description: Parsonage Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 October 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 150701
OS Grid Reference: SO6231163204
OS Grid Coordinates: 362311, 263204
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2657, -2.5537
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KYRE CP -
SO 66 SW
6/14 Parsonage Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C14 with C17 and mid-C19 additions and late C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with painted brick and rendered infill on rubble base, rough-
cast at north end. Some painted brick replacement walling and plain tiled
roofs with C19 brick stacks. Cruck hall house of 2½ framed bays aligned
roughly north/south with large inserted chimney at north end of central bay
and also smaller inserted chimney at south end. Single framed bay added at
south end in C17 when original part divided into two storeys and chimneys
added. Also C19 bay added to south-west. Single storey and attic with dormers.
Framing: no crucks visible externally. Original part has four panels from sill
to wall-plate. Later additions have three panels from sill to wall-plate, short
straight braces across upper corners and collar and tie-beam trusses with struts
exposed at south end. Main east elevation: original part has two ground floor
2-light C20 casements, two gabled dormers with 2-light casements and a lean-to
addition with a catslide roof and C20 gabled double doors. The C17 addition to
the left has an external brick chimney and a ground floor 6-pane window. Main
entrance at gable end of C19 addition and has a lean-to timber porch and partly
glazed C20 door, Attic lights in gable ends. Lean-to addition adjoins west
elevation. Interior: four pairs of cruck trusses visible, all have collars and,
except for the north end truss, have been slightly altered. Second bay from
north end has chamfered cross-beamed C17 ceiling and large C17 inserted fireplace.
(VCH, IV, p 281-2; BoE, p 282; Alcock, N W, CBA Cruck Catalogue, 1981).
Listing NGR: SO6231163204
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Source: English Heritage
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