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Description: Besford Grange Farmhouse and Attached Railings
Date Listed: 6 May 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 260053
OS Grid Reference: SJ5506924987
OS Grid Coordinates: 355069, 324987
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8205, -2.6682
SJ 52 SE MORETON CORBET C.P. BESFORD
9/59 Besford Grange Farmhouse
6.5.75 and attached railings
as Besford Grange)
Farmhouse and attached railings. Late C18 with late C20 alterations
at rear. Red brick with plain tile roofs. L-plan. 2 storeys. Toothed
and dentil brick eaves cornice and parapeted gable ends with moulded
stone kneelers and stone copings. External brick end stacks. 3 bays;
glazing bar sashes with gauged brick heads and painted stone lintels.
Central door with 8 raised and fielded panels, lugged moulded architrave,
radial fanlight and open triangular-pedimented hood on scrolled brackets.
Rear wing reduced in length in C20, with parapeted gable end and external
brick lateral stack. C20 lean-to in angle. Adjoining wall and railings:
brick wall with stone coping attached to right. Railings to front;
low brick wall with stone coping, plain railings, square-section standards
with finials and stanchions, and square brick end piers with pyramidal
stone caps. Interior: C18 staircase, altered in late C20; formerly
dog-leg, now one flight with landings; open string, turned balusters
(2 per tread), ramped moulded handrail, curtail with turned foot newel,
and ramped wainscot panelling. Radial fanlight over passage adjacent
to staircase. Dentil cornice in left-hand ground-floor room. Doors
with 6 raised and fielded panels and moulded architraves.
Listing NGR: SJ5506924987
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Source: English Heritage
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