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Description: Grace's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248034
OS Grid Reference: SU6216693900
OS Grid Coordinates: 462166, 193900
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6405, -1.1030
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Farmhouse, now house. Early/mid C17, altered C18 and extended C19. Colourwashed
rubble and brick dressings; old plain-tile roof with brick stacks. 2-unit plan
with double rear wing, extended. 2 storeys plus attics. 3-window front has
C18/C19 windows and no entrance, the small central windows lighting cupboards in
line with stack. Present entrance in double-gabled return to left, the rear part
of which contains a canted bay window and is a C19 infill of the L-plan. Rear
includes the M-roofed earlier rear wing. Roof of main range has large central
stack with renewed shafts. Interior: central stack has 5 brick fireplaces,
including 3 with Tudor arches in chamfered rectangular recesses; those at first
floor have panelled overmantels with brick cornices. Open-well stair in rear
wing has pierced splat balusters, knob finials, pendants and a roll-moulded
handrail. Original half of main roof has an arch-braced collar truss, 2 rows of
butt purlins and 3 rows of wind braces (2 above and one below purlins). There
are some C17 panelled doors (one dated 1655), 2 corbels dated 1663 and a beam
with double-ovolo moulding.
Listing NGR: SU6216693900
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Source: English Heritage
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