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Description: Pressen Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237978
OS Grid Reference: NT8365835821
OS Grid Coordinates: 383658, 635821
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6157, -2.2610
NT 83 NW
8/11 Presson Farmhouse
House. Early C18 extended and partly remodelled c.1870. Roughcast with
ashlar and painted ashlar dressings. 2 storeys, 5 bays in all, in 3 sections:
Original 3-bay centre has C20 sun lounge. Renewed sash windows on ground
floor, 12-pane sashes above. One-bay service wing recessed to right. One-bay
left addition of c.1870 has 2-storey canted bay with steep pyramidal roof.
Gabled roofs with flat copings and kneelers.
Interior has a panelled room of early-mid C18. Moulded fire surround flanked
by full-height fluted pilasters; panelled overmantel with triglyph frieze.
Fielded panelling with moulded skirting, dado rail and wood cornice. Round-
headed corner cupboard with archivolt, moulded key and shaped shelves.
Panelled window reveals with fluted half-columns at the corners.
Open-well stair with iron lyre-shaped balusters on elaborate cast-iron brackets.
Listing NGR: NT8365835821
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Source: English Heritage
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