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Description: Rowney Farm
Date Listed: 2 October 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 160755
OS Grid Reference: TL4687713772
OS Grid Coordinates: 546877, 213772
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8033, 0.1288
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Late C17/early C18. Large former farmhouse. Timberframed and plastered
with steep old red tile gabled roof. 2 storeys and attics: 5 windows:
external gable chimneys. Lower C18,2 storey timberframed and plastered
extension on N end with hipped old tile roof. Single storey rear kitchen
wing at NW weatherboarded with large gable chimney. Modern glazed front
porch and conservatory at S end. C19 cross windows with small paned cast
iron casements. Broad C18 door surround with architrave surmounted by
swelled frieze and triangular pediment, 2 light cast iron casements to N
extension. Rear has 2 dormers and modern lean-to extension. Interior has
high rooms with central well stair and heavy axial beams, chamfered with
bar stops. Upstanding beams in attic suggest S end was a cross wing. On
1st floor 2 panel doors with H- hinges. Part of Pishiobury estate sold in
1865 when some farm buildings were said to be newly erected. Rowneys said
to be mentioned as a messuage in deeds of 1735.
Listing NGR: TL4687713772
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Source: English Heritage
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