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Church Farmhouse, Twycross

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 August 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 188250

OS Grid Reference: SK3039903873
OS Grid Coordinates: 430399, 303873
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6318, -1.5523

Location: 24 The Green, Twycross, Leicestershire CV9 3NQ

Locality: Twycross
Local Authority: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough Council
County: Leicestershire
Country: England
Postcode: CV9 3NQ

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Listing Text


4/113 Orton on the Hill

Church Farmhouse (No 8)


Farmhouse, now house. C15/C16, the outer walls rebuilt in the C18/C19.
Timber framed core of cruck construction with outer walls of red brick;
thatched roof and brick ridge stack. 2-bay baffle-entry plan extended
to each end. One storey and attic. 3 window front; segment-headed
ground floor casements, and attic casements with eaves line of thatch
arched over them. C19 half-glazed door to the right with a C20
thatched porch and a fire window to the left of it. C19 single-bay
brick extension to the left with plain tile roof, and C20 single-bay
extension to the right with thatched roof. Interior: 3 full cruck
trusses defining two bays of the house. Spine beams with wide chamfers
and large open fireplaces with similar mantel beams.

Listing NGR: SK3039903873

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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