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Description: Great Bower Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 November 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 181571
OS Grid Reference: TR0340852939
OS Grid Coordinates: 603408, 152939
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2394, 0.9126
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TR 05 SW MOLASH SHOTTENDEN ROAD
3/39 Great Bower Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
27.11.57 Bower Farmhouse)
Hall house. C15 and C16 and C19 wing. Timber framed on flint
plinth, exposed to rear, entrance front clad in red brick and
tile hung with plain tile roof. Two storeys and attic with
skylight, hip and gablets and stacks to rear right and centre
left. Four C19 sash windows on first floor, 3 on ground floor,
and 4 panelled door in sloping porch to right. C19 red brick
wing to right. Rear elevation: 2 projecting close-studded
timber framed wings, central panel-framed hall, all exposed with
plaster infill. Interior: wooden newel staircase with wall
paintings of flowers and costumed figures dated c. 1560,
fragments of painting elsewhere on beams and panelling. Fire-
place of c 1500 with roll moulded jambs and shield and heart-
leaved tongues in spandrels. Partially exposed carved satyr-
like figure on otherwise bricked-over mantle in Hall. Crown
post roof with tall (3 foot) octagonal moulded posts.
Listing NGR: TR0340852939
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Source: English Heritage
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