Description: Lower Lye Farmhouse
Date Listed: 28 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 257526
OS Grid Reference: SO3341675608
OS Grid Coordinates: 333416, 275608
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3745, -2.9795
BUCKNELL C.P. CHAPEL LAWN ROAD (south
SO 37 NW
- Lower Lye Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now disused. Mid-and late C17 with later additions and alterations.
Limewashed uncoursed limestone rubble and flat slabs; corrugated iron roof.
Original single-cell plan of end baffle-entry type, extended to left in late
C17 to form present 3-room plan. One storey and attic. Three C19 casements
to ground floor and 2 raking eaves dormers, right larger with leaded lights.
Boarded door to left and also to right in separate corrugated iron lean-to
against large external rubblestone end stack. Integral rubblestone end stack
to left. Interior. 3 rooms to ground floor with timber framed cross wall
(large square panels with woven infill visible)between centre and right rooms.
Centre room sub-divided by timber framed spine wall. Chamfered cross-beam
ceiling and heavy joists to right ground-floor room; chamfered spine beam
and heavy joists to other ground-floor rooms. 3-light leaded mullion window
to back wall of right ground-floor room and C18 oak staircase to front of
centre room. Plank doors throughout. Collar and tie beam roof in 3 bays
with cambered tie beam to right gable end.
Listing NGR: SO3341675608
Source: English Heritage
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