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Description: The Old House
Date Listed: 15 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 251082
OS Grid Reference: SU3408493896
OS Grid Coordinates: 434084, 193896
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6428, -1.5088
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STANFORD-IN-THE-VALE UPPER GREEN
SU3493 (North side)
3/252 No.17 (The Old House)
Farmhouse, now house. Datestones at top of cross gables IY/HY 16/70. Coursed
limestone rubble; stone slate roof; limestone rubble stack. 2-unit lobby-entry
plan. 2 storeys and attic; 2-window range. Door in central gabled porch,
probably original, has been blocked by C20 window and wall; house now entered
from block to left. Chamfered timber lintels over C20 casements except C18
three-light wood-mullioned cross window left of door. Gabled roof with 2 cross
gables to front, ridge and left external gable end stacks. Staircase projection
with hipped roof to centre of rear elevation. Interior: Full set of chamfered
and stopped beams and joists throughout; original ribbed doors to newel stairs
in rear projection and on first floor. 4-bay collar-truss roof with tusk-tenoned
butt purlins. Mid C20 passage to rear of house has reset late C17 panelling.
Cottages to left of house partly demolished and remodelled in mid C20; limestone
rubble walling, stone slate gabled roof; timber lintels over main entry to house
and C20 casements. The initials IY and HY on the front of the house probably
Yates, a prosperous local yeoman family in the C17. In the C19 this was known as
(V.M. Howse, Stanford-in-the-Vale: A Parish Record, 1962, Vol.2, p.27).
Listing NGR: SU3408493896
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Source: English Heritage
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