Description: Johnson's Acre
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 264016
OS Grid Reference: ST3846417515
OS Grid Coordinates: 338464, 117515
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9538, -2.8774
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STOCKLINCH CP STONEY LANE (North side)
6/113 Johnson's Acre
Detached house. C14, modified in every century since. Local stone, partly cut and squared, some rubble, some
colourwashed brick, some cob; thatched roof half-hipped at west end and full hipped to east; stone slab chimney stacks
with brick tops. Single storey with attic, 3-bays, with extension to each end. Horizontal-bar casement windows, 3-light
below and upper bay 2, upper bays 1 and 3 are 2-light, with timber lintels below, with exposed wall plate, the upper
windows set into swept dormers with rendered side panels; to lower bay 2 a boarded door in later frame under timber
boarded hod; to right of bay 3 pair timber garage doors: attached to west gable an outbuilding, probably originally
agricultural with a 2-light small-pane window and stable pattern boarded door: south wall in stone rubble, west gable
in brick. Interior not seen, but reported are three internal cruck frames, with post-and-truss east wall, with cob
below; 3 rows of purlins, the lowest almost a wall plate: signs of an upper chamber over east sevice rooms jettied over
hall; wattle-and-daub to framed partitions: inserted fireplace of C16, with smoke hood, and plank and muntin partition
and doorway of same date. Plan almost a long house: the west end probably the apple and cider room. (Austin and Hall,
The Medieval Houses of Stocklinch, SANHS Proceedings, vol 116, pp 86-100, 1972).
Listing NGR: ST3846417515
Source: English Heritage
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