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The Gables, South Muskham

Description: The Gables

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 November 1974
English Heritage Building ID: 242813

OS Grid Reference: SK7791757095
OS Grid Coordinates: 477917, 357095
Latitude/Longitude: 53.1054, -0.8376

Location: Ollerton Road, South Muskham, Nottinghamshire NG23 6BP

Locality: South Muskham
Local Authority: Newark and Sherwood District Council
County: Nottinghamshire
Country: England
Postcode: NG23 6BP

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Listing Text

(south side)

7/109 The Gables

Farmhouse. c.1600. Altered C18 and C19. Timber framed, with
steep pitched plain tile roofs. Rubble and brick plinths, brick
nogging; partly rendered, with remains of pargetting at east
end. Tile hung north gables. Single coped gable with kneelers.
Single ridge and 2 gable stacks, one external. 2 storeys, 4
bays. Hall with 2 cross wings and cross passage. H-plan.
Windows unglazed at time of inspection. North front has a
projecting gabled wing at each end. Central bay has 2 C19
openings with rubbed brick segmental heads, and to left, a square
opening. To right, a panelled door with rubbed brick head and
overlight. To right again, a C20 casement. Above, a single
square opening in each gable, with moulded hood. West front has
corner post and timber sill to left. To their right, C19 door.
To right again, 2 windows, one with segmental head. Above, to
right, 2 windows. South west gable has to right a square opening
with rubbed brick head. Return angle has, above, an unglazed
casement. Rear elevation has to left, doorway flanked by brick
pilaster to right, and to its right, casement with segmental
head. Above, a square dormer. Partly demolished south east
gable has, to right, a square opening. Above, to left, an
opening with segmental head, and to right another opening, both
with rubbed brick heads. Interior has remains of 7 bays of
timber framing with 6 jowled posts, 4 posts with pegged jowls,
and an arch brace. Chamfered span beam with a broach stop.
Chamfered wall plate. Stud walls with reed and plaster finish.
Winder stair, c.1700. Timber framed smoke hood in south west
end. Principal rafter roof with tenoned collars and scarfed
tenoned purlins, and straight wind braces. Single C17 fireplace
in north east corner, ashlar, with chamfered four centred arched
head. Sources: Pevsner, Barley, M W The English Farmhouse and

Listing NGR: SK7791757095

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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