Description: Wotherton Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 November 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 257406
OS Grid Reference: SJ2824400470
OS Grid Coordinates: 328244, 300470
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5973, -3.0608
CHIRBURY C.P. WOTHERTON
SJ 20 SE
4/81 Wotherton Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Probably C17, extended mid-C19 with later additions and
alterations. Roughcast concealing timber frame with uncoursed limestone
rubble additions, slate roofs. L-plan consisting of C17 range with
C19 addition at right-angles to rear on left. 2 storeys and gable-
lit attic, cellars; 3-window front, late C20 casements to both floors
with C19 six-panel door in plain doorcase between second and third
windows from left; large stone and brick external end stick to left.
Timber framed lean-to dairy to rear with tall external brick stack
to left (top rebuilt in C19); full gabled dormer lighting staircase.
2-storey C19 addition has segmental-headed casements on each floor
and boarded door to right; integral end stack has red brick shaft.
Interior: massive chamfered spine beams with stepped ogee stops to
2 main ground-floor rooms; plank and muntin door with L-hinges leads
to cellar; similar door with rectangular barred overlight at foot of
oak staircase: this leads to attic and has carved splat balusters on
first-floor landing; jowled wall post exposed to back wall on stairs
to attic, several plank doors to first floor and attic. Queen-strut
roof in 3 bays with upper and lower collars and double purlins.
Listing NGR: SJ2824400470
Source: English Heritage
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