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Description: Old Wharf Farmhouse and Attached Outbuilding
Date Listed: 18 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 235378
OS Grid Reference: SP7667445277
OS Grid Coordinates: 476674, 245277
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1005, -0.8820
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4/142 Old Wharf Farmhouse and
House, formerly farmhouse. Late C18, with C19 and C20 alterations. Rendered
brick, wood shingle roof, rendered brick end stacks. 2 storeys and attic;
3-window range. 3-unit plan. Central part-glazed plank door with stop-chamfered
wood lintel. 5-light C20 casement windows to ground floor left and right with
wood lintels. Old 3-light casement windows to 1st floor left and right and
similar 2-light casement to 1st floor centre, all with stop-chamfered wood
lintels. Lintels to 3-light casements to 1st floor and to ground floor left have
wood "keyblocks". Single-storey former outbuilding to left originally consisting
of 2-bay cart standing and granary above and small single-storey weigh-house to
right with lean-to slate roof. Interior: stop-chamfered spine beans and open
fireplace with bressumer. Old quarry tile floors. The building is said to have
also been a public house serving the wharf on the Grand Union Canal near which
it stands. The weigh-bridge of 1884 by Pooleys of Liverpool still exists.
Listing NGR: SP7667445277
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Source: English Heritage
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