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Description: The Homestead and Attached Cob Wall
Date Listed: 4 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 234655
OS Grid Reference: SP6769757612
OS Grid Coordinates: 467697, 257612
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2126, -1.0106
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BUGBROOKE HIGH STREET
SP6757 (West side)
12/25 No.6 (The Homesteadi and
03/05/68 attached cob wall
Farmhouse. Early/mid C17 with C18 additions, and C18 and late C19 alterations.
Coursed limestone rubble with ironstone dressings, slate roof, brick end and
ridge stacks. L-plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range to street. Street
front has 3-light leaded casement windows to ground and first floors with
ironstone sills, jambs and flat-arched heads; chamfered ironstone plinth, quoins
and stone-coped gables with kneelers. 1-light leaded windows to ground and first
floor of left gable end with double-chamfered stone surrounds and blocked
2-light double-chamfered stone mullion window to attic. Wing to rear left of 2
bays has 2-storey gabled porch beside gable end of front block with Tudor-arched
doorway, 2-light double-chamfered stone mullion window to first floor and
blacked 1-light window to sides with double-chamfered stone surrounds. 3-light
casement window to left of porch with chamfered stone surround of original stone
mullion window and 2-light leaded casement window to first floor with wood
lintel, Stone-coped gable with kneelers to original gable end. Continued by
later slightly lower 3-bay wing with 2- and 3-light double-chamfered stone
mullion windows, some with hood moulds, and stone-coped gable with kneelers.
Attached cob wall, probably C18, runs from right corner of street front and
encloses 2 sides of garden to rear of wing, Approximately 1.5 metres high and 44
metres long, with pantiled top. Interior: stop-chamfered spine beam and other
boxed spine beans. Stone-flagged floors, stone fireplace in upper room with
Tudor-arched head and straight-headed wave moulded stone surround. Collar-truss
Listing NGR: SP6769757612
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