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Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 231036
OS Grid Reference: SP8946782996
OS Grid Coordinates: 489467, 282996
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4376, -0.6853
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SP8882 GRAFTON ROAD
1337-0/14/280 (South West side)
Church Farm House
Farmhouse, now house. Probably early C17 (but of more than one
build), restored 1980. Coursed limestone rubble with plain
tile roof (originally thatched), coped gables, brick and stone
ridge stack and brick end stacks. 2 storeys. Plinth. Quoins.
Ground floor has 3-light early C19 flat-roofed canted bay
windows (with gudgeon-hung iron-framed casements) either side
of 6-panel entrance door (top 2 panels glazed). To left is a
blocked fire window and to a single-light iron-framed casement
in blocked doorway. Wooden lintels. First floor has 2 2-light
iron-framed casement windows and 2 3- light ovolo-moulded
stone mullioned windows. To right a massive timber- framed
gateway (with plain board gate) carried a rendered brick first
floor addition with a 2-light casement window. Rear has stark
addition of rendered brick and more recent one-storey kitchen
addition. Interior: ground floor righthand room has large
inglenook with slightly cambered, chamfered and stopped
bressumer. Left-hand ground floor room has chamfered
cross-beam and sympathetic C20 stone chimney piece. Wooden
dog-gate at foot of stairs. Raised cruck roof construction
(upper part damaged by fire in 1947 and now missing).
Listing NGR: SP8946782996
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Source: English Heritage
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