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Description: Freetown Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 November 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 152982
OS Grid Reference: SO6258542109
OS Grid Coordinates: 362585, 242109
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0761, -2.5473
ASHPERTON CP FREETOWN
SO 64 SW
5/17 Freetown Farmhouse
(Formerly listed as
Farmhouse. C17, altered C18, remodelled mid-C19, further C20 alterations.
Timber-framed with part wattle-and-daub and part painted brick infill, brick
refacing and remodelling to south front, sandstone plinth and stacks, tiled
roofs. Irregular plan: Z-plan obscured by later mid-C19 additions. Present
entrance in remodelled south front of west wing with end stacks, further
large external stack to north gable end of north wing. Two storeys, attics
and cellar. South front: three irregularly spaced windows, glazing bar sashes
with cambered brick heads forward projecting square-plan bay windows, three
plain sash windows to left and two to right of projecting wooden porch with
plain columns and cornice, and 4-panelled door. Framing revealed to rear and
west gable end of west wing shows that the roof was probably heightened possibly
during C18, generally five or six panels from sill to wall-plate with V-struts
in gable. The large brick external stack has two unusual detached circular
plan shafts,. House within former moated site.
Listing NGR: SO6258542109
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Source: English Heritage
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