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Description: Dewdney's House
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 263987
OS Grid Reference: ST3667917725
OS Grid Coordinates: 336679, 117725
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9555, -2.9029
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3/71 Dewdney's House
(Shown on OS map as Broughtons Farm). Detached farmhouse. Rebuilt c1710. Ham stone cut and squared; thatched roof
between coped gables, with urn finial to south gable; brick chimney stacks, one with traditional baffle. Two-storeys
with attics, 3 bays. Hollow-chamfered mullioned windows in chamfered recesses below, 3-light with rectangular leaded
panes and iron-framed opening lights in centres, with labels; above are three C20 windows in reconstructed stone
surrounds: to lower bay 2, where the window is set to the left, a boarded door in deep recess, with open timber and
thatched porch. South gable has C20 windows, two 3-light to ground floor and first floor, 2-light to attic; towards
crown of gable a date plaque incised HB 1710(?). Leaded casement windows and French doors to rear, east elevation;
against north gable an open extension which appears to reuse another 3-light mullioned window. Interior not seen, but
reported are a 2-root plan with additions to rear, probably the reshaping of an earlier building; staircase has turned
balusters, straight grip handrails, capped newel posts with pendants, of c1700, and rises to attics; chamfered framed
ceiling to hall; roof has collar and tie-beam trusses. (VAG Report, SRO unpublished, October 1976).
Listing NGR: ST3667917725
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Source: English Heritage
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