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Description: Milford Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 259203
OS Grid Reference: SJ4194020893
OS Grid Coordinates: 341940, 320893
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7825, -2.8622
LITTLE NESS C.P. MILFORD
SJ 42 SW
2/138 Milford Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C1600 or early C17. Timber framed with plastered
and painted brick infill, some laid in a herringbone fashion. Partly
rebuilt in painted brick. Slate roof. Framing: closely-spaced studs
with middle rail and long straight tension braces. Square panels to
rear wing (3 from sole plate to wall plate). T-plan. 2 framed bays
with wing to west also of 2 framed bays. 2 storeys and gable-lit attic
with 2-storey rear wing. East front: shaped barge boards to gable
ends with finials. Small brick stack at rear of ridge to right and
large old brick ridge stack at junction with wing at rear, consisting
of 3 star-shaped shafts with weathering at base and pitched-roof link
to attic. 3-window front; leaded wooden cross windows with bracketed
hoods. Left-hand ground-floor window removed and opening blocked.
Early C19 door between first-and second windows from right with 6 beaded
flush panels (top 2 glazed), Gothic over-light with panelled spandrels
and plain surround with shaped brackets supporting a gabled hood. Left-
hand gable end: slightly jettied first floor with (restored) billet-
ornamented bressumer and former jettied gable with carved scrolled brackets
at each end of tie-beam. Small attic casement and C20 ground-floor
flat-roofed square bay. Right-hand gable end: slightly jettied gable
with carved scrolled brackets supporting tie-beam with carved lozenge
ornament to chamfer. Small leaded attic window, blocked first-floor
window, leaded 2-light wooden staircase window to right and ground-floor
leaded cross window. North side of rear wing with 2 leaded casements
to each floor and central boarded door with pedimented hood and lean-
to porch. Collar and tie-beam truss in gable end to right. Lower
later C17 timber framed addition to west with integral brick end stack
and collar and tie-beam end truss with queen struts. Interior: left-
hand ground-floor room has ogee-moulded beams with run-out stops and
chamfered beam in right-hand ground-floor room. Reordered C17 panelling
in entrance hall. C17 panelled doors. Ground-floor rear room with
chamfered beams, plain joists and old fireplace with chamfered lintel.
Early C19 staircase.
Listing NGR: SJ4194020893
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Source: English Heritage
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