Description: Idbury House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 August 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 254004
OS Grid Reference: SP2362020003
OS Grid Coordinates: 423620, 220003
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8781, -1.6583
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IDBURY CHURCH STREET
SP22SW, SP21NW (South side)
Idbury House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Said to have C16 origins with later remodelling. Regularly coursed,
uncoursed and roughly coursed limestone rubble with regularly coursed stonework
to raising of eaves to front of main range; stone slate roofs with coped verges
to gable end of rear range, replaced by concrete tiles to front of main range.
T-plan, main range possibly originally of 3-unit baffle-entry type. 2 storeys
and gable-lit attic. Main range (facing road) has C19 casements with chamfered
wood lintels on first floor and 3-light leaded casements with wood lintels on
ground floor to either side of late C19 canted bay window. Infilled opening with
slightly cambered stone lintel to far left. Ridge stack with dripstones and
moulded capping directly above bay window. Left gable end has C20 boarded door
under contemporary bracketed flat stone hood flanked by narrow chamfered
rectangular windows. 2-light chamfered mullion window to centre on first floor
and small leaded casement off-centre to attic. Right gable end has 2-light
chamfered mullion window on first floor. Rear range (farmyard side) has C19
casements with wood lintels, centre ground floor in position of infilled
doorway, upper right with leaded lights. Ridge stack with moulded dripstone and
capping to right and C19 lean-to attached to left gable end. Interior.
Inspection not possible at time of resurvey (August 1987) but said to have wall
painting (covered up) and ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SP2362020003
Source: English Heritage
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