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Description: Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 259628
OS Grid Reference: SO4349499496
OS Grid Coordinates: 343494, 299496
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5903, -2.8355
SO 49 NW SMETHCOTT C.P. PICKLESCOTT
3/87 Hall Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16 and C17, partly rebuilt in C18 and probably mid-
C19. Timber framed with red brick nogging on high sandstone rubble
plinth, partly clad in metal sheeting; largely rebuilt in brick and
sandstone rubble, partly rendered. Plain tile roof. H-plan; central
2-bay baffle-entry hall range with 2-bay projecting gabled wings.
Framing: square panels, 3 (possibly formerly 4) from sole plate to
wall plate. 2 storeys. South front: chamfered plinth and plat bands
to centre and right-hand wing; C20 eyebrow dormer off-centre to left
with 3-light wooden casements, and large brick ridge stack off-centre
to right. 1:2:1 windows; early to mid-C20 two- and 3-light wooden casements.
Boarded door off-centre to right with hipped-roofed wooden porch and
boarded door to right-hand cross-wing with large late C20 flat-roofed
addition in front. Rear: bread oven and stair turret in angle of
western cross wing. Gable of western cross wing has exposed collar
and tie-beam truss with queen struts. Interior: timber framed cross
walls; chamfered beams with ogee stops, that to hall range with deep
chamfer; large open fireplace in right-hand cross wing with chamfered
and ogee-stopped wooden lintel; staircase with barleysugar splat balusters.
Hall range has collar and tie-beam truss with queen struts and v-
struts; chamfered purlins. The farm forms part of a small village-
centre farmstead group also including a barn to the north-east (q.v.)
and a cow house (q.v.).
Listing NGR: SO4349499496
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Source: English Heritage
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