Description: Freeman's Close
Date Listed: 15 May 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 254051
OS Grid Reference: SP2575623913
OS Grid Coordinates: 425756, 223913
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9132, -1.6270
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KINGHAM WEST END
17/154 Freeman's Close
House. Late C17, extended C18 and c.1913 with later additions and alterations.
Roughly coursed and banded limestone and marlstone rubble; concrete tile roof.
Original part to left, extended to right C18. Two storeys and attic. Chamfered
3-light mullion window to left and 2-light mullion window to right of C17 part
on first floor. 3-light mullion window with dripstone to ground-floor left but
2-light mullion to right replaced by C20 glazed door, although dripstone
remains. Open lean-to verandah (c.1913) supported on wood posts runs full length
of C17 part. C18 extension to right has 3-light leaded casement directly below
eaves and C20 bay window to ground floor. Gabled dormers in roof slope to left
and right. Integral end stacks and ridge stack (formerly an end stack) at
junction between C17 and C18 parts, 2 left stacks rebuilt C20 and right
truncated. C19 lean-to attached to right gable end. Interior. Left ground-floor
room has chamfered spine beam and oak winder staircase (continuing to attic, top
flight renewed late C20) to right of fireplace. Inglenook fireplace to right
room. Chamfered ceiling beams to first floor. Double butt-purlin roof in 5 short
bays has 2 collar trusses to left of ridge stack and one to right. Parallel
gabled range (c.1913) to rear on right and late C20 flat-roofed addition in
angle to left are not of special architectural interest.
Listing NGR: SP2575623913
Source: English Heritage
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