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Description: Lower Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 17 April 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 262811
OS Grid Reference: ST5395631771
OS Grid Coordinates: 353956, 131771
Latitude/Longitude: 51.0834, -2.6587
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ST53SW BARTON ST DAVID CP CHURCH STREET (West side)
2/6 Lower Church Farmhouse
Farmhouse, Medieval origins, mostly C17 rebuild. Local lias stone cut and squared with Doulting stone dressings; clay
double Roman tile roof between coped gables; brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys, 3-bays. Ovolo would mullioned windows
with 4-lights under labels below, and 3 and 2-lights without labels above; central boarded door in flat headed
chamfered opening with square label. In east gable small square plaque with hood mould, but any inscription now lost;
below 3-light horizontal bar casements in segmental arched openings. Hipped extension to rear. Interior not seen, but
reported are a stud-and-panel cross-passage partition, chamfer stepped beams, a flat timber arched fireplace with
chamfered and ogee steps; a framed ceiling of 9-panels; three surviving smoke-blackened trusses with cambered collars
and chamfered purlins. (V.A.G Report, Unpublished SRO, 1977).
Listing NGR: ST5395631771
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Source: English Heritage
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