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Description: Spencer Lodge
Date Listed: 10 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259532
OS Grid Reference: SJ4237706858
OS Grid Coordinates: 342377, 306858
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6564, -2.8533
SJ 40 NW PONTESBURY C.P. PLEALEY
4/228 Spencer Lodge
Farmhouse. Early C17, re-modelled and extended c.1700 with further additions
of mid-C19. Earliest part timber framed with red brick infill, red brick and
uncoursed limestone rubble to later additions, plain tile roofs. Original
house L-shaped with 2-bay range added to front c.1700, to the left of this
a mid-C19 addition also of 2 bays. One storey and attic to original house
with 2 storeys to remainder; framing: exposed to rear range; wide rectang-
ular panels, 4 from cill to wall-plate, jowled wall posts. Front in 2
distinct sections; c.1700 part to right has 2 cross-paned sashes below wall-
plate and one with segmental head below to right of pedimented stone doorcase
with 6-panel door (top panels now glazed); wide floor band to centre and
external end stack; left-hand section has 2 glazing bar sashes with horns
to first floor and one tripartite sash window in centre to ground floor,
all with segmental heads, external end stack. Interior: front room of
original house has chamfered ceiling beams; sitting room of c.1700 addition
with rectangular oak panelling incorporating a carved niche to one wall and
an inset corner cupboard to another.
Listing NGR: SJ4237706858
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Source: English Heritage
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