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Description: Mill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 February 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 165833
OS Grid Reference: TA1014922150
OS Grid Coordinates: 510149, 422150
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6842, -0.3336
TA 12 SW GOXHILL MILL LANE
5/34 Mill Farmhouse
House. C16-C17 with C17-C18 casing and C19-C20 extensions. Renovations of
1978 included re-building front wall, re-tiling, replacing doors, windows
and some timber frame. Timber framing encased in brick; brick stacks.
Plinth and padstones of re-used medieval ashlar from Thornton Abbey.
Pantile roof. Plan: 3 bays of timber frame, 2 rooms, with large stack and
lobby entry to 2nd bay to right of centre, staircase behind stack; later
dairy outshut to rear and front extension to kitchen on right. Gable-end to
street. Single storey with attic, 3 windows. Plinth with partially-exposed
padstones above, including a prominent moulded ashlar block to right of
entrance. Board door with two 20-pane replacement sashes to left and small
casement to right. 2 raking dormers to left with sliding sashes and lead
cheeks. Brick coped and tumbled gables. Axial stack and external end stack
to left. Interior: most of original pegged oak frame survives, apart from
end trusses replaced by brick gables. Two trusses with arch braces from
wall posts to tie beams, one pair of intermediate posts to bays 1 and 3, two
pairs to central bay; mid-rail visible to rear behind stack. First floor
and stack may be later insertions. Floor has pine joists supported on oak
spine beams and ledges on brackets nailed to inner faces of wall posts.
Clasped purlin roof with oak collars and pine rafters. Fine chimney of
orange brick with oak bressumers to fireplaces. Section of colourwashed
mud-and-stud infill, originally an external wall, survives within outshut.
A rare survival of a timber-framed Lincolnshire yeoman's farmhouse.
Listing NGR: TA1014922150
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