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Description: Home Farmhouse and Attached Dairy Wing to Rear
Date Listed: 4 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234541
OS Grid Reference: SP5898944204
OS Grid Coordinates: 458989, 244204
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0930, -1.1404
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HELMDON WAPPENHAH ROAD
SP54SE (North side)
5/31 Home Farmhouse and attached
04/02/87 dairy wing to rear
(Formerly listed as Home
Farmhouse. Early C17, remodelled mid C18. Coursed limestone rubble, slate roof,
stone end stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window range. Central
ledged and studded door, hinged in middle, in moulded wood surround
with tear drops at base, and overlight above within 2-storey low gabled stone
porch. Porch has ironstone doorway with 4-centred head, cut spandrels and hood
mould, a sundial above dated 1853, a 2-light leaded timber oriel window to first
floor on stone brackets, moulded wood eaves and ironstone quoins. 3-light leaded
casement windows flank porch to ground and first floor, all with timber lintels
except for that to ground floor right which is flat-arched. Lower 2-storey wing
to left has C20 casement window to ground floor, back door and 2- and 3-light
casements to first floor. Long single-storey dairy wing projects to rear.
Interior has stop-chamfered spine beams, open fireplace with chamfered
bressumer, dog-leg staircase with turned balusters, a built-in early or mid C18
bureau with glazed cupboard over. Parlour has C18 timber chimneypiece with
carved frieze and fitted cupboard with shaped shelves and semi-coved head with
ornamental carving, flanked by pilasters; lead cistern inscribed "GF/1788".
Formerly roofed with stone slates (ridge survives).
Listing NGR: SP5898944204
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Source: English Heritage
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