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Cross Lanes Farmhouse, Feckenham

Description: Cross Lanes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 156522

OS Grid Reference: SP0058264430
OS Grid Coordinates: 400582, 264430
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2780, -1.9929

Location: Cruisehill Lane, Feckenham, Worcestershire B97 5TH

Locality: Feckenham
Local Authority: Redditch Borough Council
County: Worcestershire
Country: England
Postcode: B97 5TH

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Listing Text

SP 06 SW

4/46 Cross Lanes Farmhouse


- II

Farmhouse. c1620, with mid-C19 alterations. Timber-framed with painted brick
and rendered infill, brick replacement walling and additions and plain tiled
roofs. 'H-plan; central hall range of two framed bays aligned roughly east/west
with small framed wing at centre of north elevation; cross-wing of two framed
bays at east end has central chimney and three star-shaped stacks with joint
cap; also intersecting service wing of two framed bays at west end with central
chimney, two diagonal stacks to west side of roof, small framed projection at
centre of west side to right of which is a lean-to addition enclosing a large
external chimney with tall stack. Two storeys and attic. Framing: main part
has five panels and service wing has four panels from sill to wall-plate; long
straight braces across lower corners at first floor level; projecting small
additions have three panels from sill to wall-plate; collar and tie-beam trusses
with three struts to collar and either a concave or straight V-strut in apex;
east cross-wing has close-set studding at ground floor level, three rows of
panels at first floor level with long straight braces across lower corners;
attic storey is jettied at gable ends on decoratively carved consoles; collar
and tie-beam trusses with two collars, five struts to lower collar (only four
at north end) and two to upper collar with concave V-strut in apex. South
entrance elevation: central hall range has a 4-light casement and a rectangular
metal barred window on the ground floor, a 3-light casement on the first floor
and main entrance to right with a flat canopy on shaped brackets and a 4-
panelled door. Service wing gable end to left has a 2-light ground floor and
3-light first floor casement, a door to right with flat canopy on brackets and
a tiled weathering at tie-beam level; 2-light ground floor casement with
cambered head in angle with hall part. East cross-wing gable end has a ground
and first floor 3-light casement, an attic light and a plank weathering at tie-
beam level. Interior not inspected but said to be remodelled. A fire insurance
mark is partly visible on the north end of the east cross-wing. (BoE, p 152).

Listing NGR: SP0058264430

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Source: English Heritage

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