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Description: Wood Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 260173
OS Grid Reference: SJ6915621126
OS Grid Coordinates: 369156, 321126
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7868, -2.4588
CHILD'S ERCALL C.P. CAYNTON
SJ 62 SE
10/23 Wood Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. Circa 1800. Red brick. 2-span plain tile roof.
3 storeys over basement with parallel range at rear of 2 storeys and gable-
lit attic. Integral brick end stack to left and external brick end stack to
right; integral brick end stack to rear range. 5 bays; segmental-headed
glazing bar sashes with crown glass. First-floor central and left hand
windows with fixed dummy sashes. Central door of 6 beaded flush panels with
margin-light and lozenge-pattern rectangular overlight and doorcase consisting
of panelled pilaster strips, frieze and cornice. Left-hand gable end of 2
bays with rendered blind ground-floor window to left and first-and second-
floor left-hand windows with fixed dummy sashes. Salop fire insurance plate
in gable. Rear: 3 bays; glazing bar sashes. C20 ground-floor windows and
central glazed door. Rear of front range to south-west with first-and second-
floor blind windows. Interior: Early C19 dog-leg staircase with open
string, cut brackets, stick balusters (2 per tread), ramped handrail and
wreathed foot newel. First-floor balustrade on 2 sides. 6-panelled doors
with moulded architraves throughout. Principal rooms with moulded cornice
and reeded soffit. Right-hand ground-floor room with early C19 marble fire-
place surround. The rear range incorporates reused timber framing in internal
cross walls. The rear range appears to be a slightly later addition (see
straight joint to east) and is possibly a rebuilding of or on the sight of an
earlier timber framed range. A coin dated 1730 has been found in the roof
of the front range.
Listing NGR: SJ6915621126
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Source: English Heritage
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