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Description: Peth Foot
Date Listed: 20 October 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 238212
OS Grid Reference: NU1844600190
OS Grid Coordinates: 418446, 600190
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2955, -1.7110
THIRSTON WEST THIRSTON
NU 10 SE
1/69 Peth Foot
House, dated 1617 but incorporating earlier fabric, remodelled and extended
C19. Rubble (front rendered) with dressings; rear wing brick with stone dressings;
slate roof. Front 2 storeys, 5 bays, irregular. Old door of diagonally-set oak
boards in bay 2, under flat-pointed arch in square frame, and stepped hoodmould.
Sunk panel in moulded surround above, with inscription:
ANNO DOMINI 1617
OM (IS A) HOV
SE BVILDED (AN)
(D) WITH (UNDE)R
(I)T IS ESTABLISHED
Relief lettering, the last 2 lines cut on the door lintel. Late C19 sash
windows in cement surrounds. Rendered ridge and end stacks.
Left return shows 1st floor opening, now glazed but perhaps originally a door,
with chamfered surround and hoodmould. Early C19 wing to left. Rear elevation
shows round-headed stair window with radial glazing and former 2-light mullioned
window, above roof of later outshut.
Interior: South end wall of 2.6 metres and an internal cross wall of similar
thickness on north of entrance passage suggest the existence of a medieval
tower. Blocked chamfered door on south of entrance passage. Mid C18 stair
with panelled newel post, moulded grip handrail and column-on-vase balusters;
similar stair-head balustrade.
Listing NGR: NU1844600190
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Source: English Heritage
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