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Description: Bottoms Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 185958
OS Grid Reference: SD5872036637
OS Grid Coordinates: 358720, 436637
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8244, -2.6286
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SD 53 NE WHITTINGHAM CUMERAGH LANE (off)
5/111 Bottoms Farmhouse
Farmhouse, probably C17 or earlier, altered. Cruck frame clad with thick
sandstone walls with quoins (watershot coursed front, slobbered random
rubble rear), slate-clad gambrel roof. Rectangular single-depth 2-bay
plan, 1½ storeys, with single-storey extension at right end. Two tie
plates under eaves at front and rear. Principal entrance now by board door
in extension at right hand end; another board door near left end; between
these, one square window in each bay (1st smaller), and some evidence of
earlier openings, including a vertical joint marked by jambstones towards
the right hand end; 2 windows in lower stage of roof, both flush with it
and vertical rectangular. Chimney at left gable and another near right
gable. Rear: upper half of wall slightly set back; small square window in
1st bay, larger ones in 2nd bay and in extension. Interior: altered,
but partition wall between bays incorporates full cruck truss (details
concealed); staircase in front inner corner of 1st bay.
Listing NGR: SD5872036637
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Source: English Heritage
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