Description: Firtree House
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251080
OS Grid Reference: SU3442893369
OS Grid Coordinates: 434428, 193369
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6381, -1.5039
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9/250 No. 9 (Firtree House)
The address shall be amended to read: HORSECROFT
No. 6 (Firtree House)
SU3493 (South side)
9/250 No.9 (Firtree House)
Farmhouse, now house. Early C18. Pebble dash over coursed limestone rubble;
stone slate roof; rendered stacks. 3-unit plan. 2 storeys; 3-window range.
4-panelled door and 2 and 3-light casements of c.1900. Gabled roof; ridge stack.
Roof dormer with 2-light leaded dormer to rear. Interior: Cased beams to right,
chamfered and stopped beams to other ground floor rooms. New oak bressumer over
open fireplace in centre room to left with ribbed doors to newel stairs placed
between this stack and the front wall. Timber-framed partition and ribbed door
to right wall of centre room on first floor. Loft has 3-bay butt purlin roof;
one truss to right has 3 queen posts and a king stud from collar to apex. In the
right gable wall is the demolished flue of an original stack, and the right
truss has C18 horizontal boarding and a plank door on one side so making it into
a partition. Subsidiary features: brewhouse, dairy and cheese loft to rear
right. Early C18. Brick, roughly in Flemish bond with flared headers to left,
coursed limestone rubble to right, weatherboarded to rear gable; stone slate
roof; brick stack. 2 storeys; 2-window range. Timber lintels over 2 plank doors
one of which has ventilators, and 2-light leaded casements; plank loft door to
left. Gabled roof; ridge stack to right end. Interior: Chamfered beams, 4-bay
collar truss roof with butt purlins.
Listing NGR: SU3442893369
Source: English Heritage
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