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Description: Abbey Farm House
Date Listed: 14 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 195229
OS Grid Reference: TF1737265995
OS Grid Coordinates: 517372, 365995
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1781, -0.2452
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STIXWOULD MAIN STREET
TF 16 NE
6/44 Abbey Farm House
(Formerly listed as
14-9-66 II Stixwould Abbey)
Farmhouse. Early C17 incorporating some medieval material from
the site of Stixwould Priory behind the house, with C18, C19 and
C20 alterations. Coursed limestone rubble, rendered on the
front, having old plain tiled roof to front and pantile to rear
with single gable and 2 ridge stacks. T-plan. 2 storey with
attic, irregular 9 bay front, the right hand end 2 bays project
in a cross wing. Off-centre C20 panelled door having
contemporary open Doric porch, replacing a C19 open porch,
flanked by 3 glazing bar sashes. Beyond to the right are 2
further glazing bar sashes. To first floor are 7 similar windows
and one further is in the gable of the right hand cross wing.
All windows have cambered heads. In the roof are 2 glazing bar
sash dormers with cambered roofs and lead cheeks. Throughout the
side and rear walls many fragments of medieval masonry, some
decorated, are incorporated in the fabric and in the rear wall is
a C14 cusped and crocketed niche. The interior retains a fine
moulded and stopped beam in the parlour. The roof is of
staggered butt purlin construction, with numbered principals,
reusing some medieval smoke blackened timbers. Stixwould Priory
was a nunnery of the Cistercian order.
Listing NGR: TF1737265995
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Source: English Heritage
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