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Description: Cobhall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 January 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 155306
OS Grid Reference: SO4518835938
OS Grid Coordinates: 345188, 235938
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0191, -2.8001
ALLENSMORE CP -
SO 43 NE
3/6 15/7 Cobhall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C15 or C16 with C17 and C18 extensions and later
alterations. Timber-frame with brick infill partly rendered. Welsh
slate and tiled roof. Large central brick stack. Irregular plan comprising
north/south main range with cross-wing to south and another wing extending
eastwards at north end. Cellar and two storeys. South elevation is rendered
with three windows, 3-light late C20 glazing bar casements. Ground floor has
two more such windows, one to left and one to right hand side. Entry with ledged
door in right gable. West elevation has C17 timber porch with low 2-centred
outer arched lintel supporting splat balusters. Three more splat balusters
to each return. Doorway within porch has jambs with deep mouldings running out
into tassel motifs at their bases. To the right, set in irregular timber-
framing is a 4-light mullioned and transomed ovolo moulded oriel with a wrought-
iron casement, the whole glazed with quarries. North wing has more regular
exposed framing three panels high from cill to wall-plate. Attached to east
end of north wing is an C18 or early C19 brick extension. Interior noted as
having panelled ceilings in ground floor room of south cross-wing. RCHM noted
inter alia elaborate Jacobean carvings on a fireplace overmantel, carved frieze
with dolphins and doorways with 4-centred heads. (RCHM, Vol I, p 16 - 17).
Listing NGR: SO4518835938
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Source: English Heritage
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