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Description: Butts Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 151686
OS Grid Reference: SO7624755235
OS Grid Coordinates: 376247, 255235
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1948, -2.3489
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SO 75 NE BROADWAS CP BUTTS BANK
3/19 Butts Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C15, enlarged probably early C17; later extensions and alterations.
Timber-framed with painted brick infill, brick replacement walling and refacing,
hipped tiled roofs, sandstone ashlar chimneys with diagonal brick shafts.
Probably a former cruck hall house; present main range of 2 framed bays, having
inserted central hearth; bay to right of front elevations retained as hall of
later house and L-shaped wing of 3 framed bays added at gable end; left bay
extended forwards by a single framed bay; both additions have external stacks
to their side elevations. Two storeys; dentilled eaves cornice to brick
refacing of hall; projecting left bay is slightly jettied on moulded bressummer
and console-brackets, and has small, square panels with some close-set vertical
studding, 2 panels from sill to jetty, 3 from jetty to wall-plate; L-shaped wing
of large square panels with straight braces at corners. Irregular fenestration;
front elevation of hall has a C19 ground floor casement with cambered head, a
gabled dormer with casement and a planked door with lean-to porch on timber
uprights to left side; projecting left bay has paired casements with moulded
architraves at ground floor level and first floor casement; L-wing has a ground
& 2 first floor casements and also a ground floor casement in the angle with
the main range. Interior Hall retains one full cruck; the roof is of double,
trenched purlins and swept wind-braces; elsewhere queen strut trusses and single,
trenched purlins. Inserted floor in hall. Projecting left bay has moulded
plasterwork at ceiling edges on both floors. Main beams are stop-chamfered.
C19 outshut to rear in angle of L-wing; also C20 two storey extension to left
Listing NGR: SO7624655240
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