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Description: Minchincourt Farmhouse
Date Listed: 5 June 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 246597
OS Grid Reference: SP5859307985
OS Grid Coordinates: 458593, 207985
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7675, -1.1523
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FOREST HILL WITH SHOTOVER POLECAT END LANE
SP50NE (North side)
5/77 Minchincourt Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, possibly earlier, extended C18 and late C19. Limestone rubble,
partly roughcast, and some timber framing with brick infill; old plain-tile
roof. Cross-passage plan, extended. 2 storeys. Early 2-window roughcast range
has 6-panel door, to extreme left, and 2-light casements at ground and first
floors. Short C18 range of one storey plus attic, projects to right. Substantial
late-C19 range, to left, has a further end range and a gabled projection with a
canted bay. Right gable of early range has upper part in brick with exposed
rafters crossed at apex and supporting a ridge piece. Rear has timber framing
with brick infill, at first floor, and a rebuilt lateral stack. Remains of a
shallow jetty carried on cross beams suggest a possible medieval origin.
Interior: Very heavy chamfered cross beams.
Listing NGR: SP5859307985
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Source: English Heritage
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