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Description: Newhouse Farmhouse and Enclosing Walls to North-West
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 155402
OS Grid Reference: SO4509329297
OS Grid Coordinates: 345093, 229297
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9594, -2.8005
MUCH DEWCHURCH CP -
SO 42 NE
9/102 Newhouse Farmhouse
and enclosing walls
20.10.52 to north-west
Farmhouse. Probably early C17 with later alterations. Sandstone rubble,
sandstone dressings. Welsh slate and concrete tile roofs. Rubble end
stacks. In two rectangular parallel blocks both aligned north-east/south-
west. Larger block to south-east has five bays. Lower block to north-west
is linked by parallel sandstone rubble walls about eight feet high forming
a yard. Main block has cellar. Two and three storeys and attic. South-east
elevation has three windows, mid-C20 casements with cambered heads, two to
left and one blind beneath gable in centre. Barred window also with cambered
head to cellar opening to right-hand side of ledged door. Main entry from
yard to north-west is roughly central. Lower block has two storeys. Its
north-west elevation has three windows, C20 casements. Entry to left of centre
under gabled C20 porch has contemporary glazed door. Interior of main block
has C17 single-flight staircase rising from north-west immediately behind entry.
Turned balusters, moulded rail and strings with carved finials to four newels.
Beneath is a single-flight staircase to cellar, the balusters of which are
missing. Cellar has moulded oak lintel forming 4-centred arch to fireplace
and two ovolo-moulded cross-beams. Attic has collar trusses with ties at
floor level. These have run-out chamfer stops. Interior of lower block (not
inspected) said to have in situ C17 staircase with moulded newels and handrails.
(RCHM, Vol I, p 52).
Listing NGR: SO4509329297
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Source: English Heritage
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