Description: Churchfield Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 232726
OS Grid Reference: TL0037487656
OS Grid Coordinates: 500374, 287656
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4776, -0.5235
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BENEFIELD HARLEY MAY
TL08NW (South side)
4/5 Churchfield Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid C17 origins, mainly mid C18 and C19. Squared coursed limestone
with Colleyweston slate roof. Irregular T-shape plan. 2 storeys. Main front is a
3-window range with gabled cross wing breaking forward to left. C19 and C20
casement windows under wood lintels. 2 openings to ground floor right have C20
French doors. Lean-to porch, with C20 door, to left and C20 conservatory to
right. Ashlar gable parapets and kneelers and ashlar stacks at ridge and end.
Elevation to left has central gable end of main range with flanking one-window
ranges of casements with glazing bars. Rear wing has C20 extension. Interior not
inspected but noted as having remains of open fireplace. Fragment of medieval
window head to left of main front is said to have come from Churchfield Church,
now demolished, which stood east of farmhouse. Churchfield Farmhouse is said to
be the only surviving house of the village of Churchfield.
Listing NGR: TL0037487656
Source: English Heritage
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