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Description: Birch Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 197173
OS Grid Reference: TF1148070370
OS Grid Coordinates: 511480, 370370
Latitude/Longitude: 53.2187, -0.3318
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BARDNEY ABBEY ROAD
TF 17 SW
30.11.66 listed as Abbey Farmhouse)
Farm house. C15, C20. Timber frame, wattle and daub with
painted plaster, some painted red brick. Thatched roof with 4
dormers, 2 on west front, one a casement the other a sliding
sash; 2 on east front, one a casement, the other a sliding sash.
Single gable stack, single ridge stack. Long catslide to north.
Single storey and attic, 4 bay front with lobby entrance. West
side with doorway to left with thatch and log porch, and
partially glazed door. C20 casement to left. 2 sliding sashes
to right, both with wooden lintels. East side with doorway to
right with plank door and small fixed C20 window immediately to
left with sliding sash beyond. Very small fixed window to right
C20 brick south wall with C20 fenestration. Complete 4 bay
timber frame inside with very large, broad posts, curved braces
and large wall plates. C15 roof completely intact with tie beams
partially encased where upper floor inserted just below, tenoned
collars, ridge beam, unusual overlapping staggered purlins and
rafters. Originally farmhouse belonged to Bardney Abbey.
(Several fragments of C12 moulded responds in garden.)
Listing NGR: TF1148070370
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Source: English Heritage
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