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Description: Walleybourne Farmhouse
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259317
OS Grid Reference: SJ4259504470
OS Grid Coordinates: 342595, 304470
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6349, -2.8496
SJ 40 SW CHURCH PULVERBATCH C.P. -
8/16 Walleybourne Farmhouse
Manor house, now farmhouse. Circa 1400, re-modelled in C16 and c.1700 with
later additions and alterations. Red brick concealing timber frame, plain
tile roofs. Open hall of 3 or 4 bays with stack inserted in north wall and
cross-wing added to west end in C16; hall floored over c.1700; eaves raised
and house encased in brick in late C18 or early C19. Two storeys, dentilled
eaves cornice; one glazing bar sash with segmental head to each floor on
cross-wing and one 3-light casement on each floor to left of entrance in
hall range; further small casement on first floor in angle between hall and
cross-wing and a glazing bar sash window at junction between hall and single-
storey lean-to on right; plain boarded door has C20 pedimented doorcase
over; main stack roughly to centre of hall range behind ridge with additional
stack at junction between hall and cross-wing and end stack to right.
Interior: 3 base cruck trusses of arch-braced collar beam construction, 2
of them (including the spere truss at east end) ornamented with delicate
cusping at the apex; one of the door heads of the screens passage is still
in position and the close studding on the north wall is probably C16;
chamfered ceiling beams throughout on ground floor. The house was formerly
surrounded by a moat. V.C.H. VIII (1968), p.132 and plate opposite p.111.
Listing NGR: SJ4259504470
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Source: English Heritage
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