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Description: Hill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 248273
OS Grid Reference: SU6101797097
OS Grid Coordinates: 461017, 197097
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6693, -1.1191
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5U69NW (East side)
6/36 Hill Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17, re-modelled and extended C18. Colourwashed limestone
rubble with some brick dressings; timber framing; old plain-tile roof with brick
stacks. Lobby-entry L-plan, extended. 2 storeys. 3-window main range has to
right, a 2-window C17 section with central entrance and 2-light windows, 2 with
horizontal-sliding sashes. The dentil eaves course may be contemporary with the
late C18 bay to left, which also has brick quoins and a 16-pane ground-floor
sash. Roof is hipped to left, and half hipped to right continuing over a rubble
outshut. Clustered ridge stack in line with entrance. Rear wing returning from
right has, at ground floor, a 4-light heavy-framed casement, and is timber
framed at first floor with 2 Gothick casements. Later C18 range in angle has a
hipped roof. Interior: large central stack has back-to-back fireplaces. Roofs to
earlier range have clasped purlins and curved windbraces. Remnants of internal
framing suggest that front range was probably re-modelled with stone walls in
Listing NGR: SU6101797097
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Source: English Heritage
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