Description: Cross Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 January 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 267761
OS Grid Reference: ST4357642419
OS Grid Coordinates: 343576, 142419
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1782, -2.8086
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MEARE CP MAIN ROAD (West side)
2/48 No. 42
Farmhouse. C16, floored Ill, some C19 and tiff alteration and addition. Roughcast, double Roman tile roofs, brick ridge
stacks. Open hall house, subsequently 3-unit and cross-passage plan, further C20 rearrangement. Road frontage of 2
storeys, 1:1:1 bays, that to left projecting slightly under a catslide roof; 2 and 3-light casements. Door opening in
wing at rear, C20 panelled door. Interior with stud end panel screen with C17 painted pattern; this room also with
broad fireplace with moulded dressed stone lintol; further stud and panel screen believed to exist on first floor. Roof
with collar-beam trusses, trenched purlins, wind- bracing; one cruck is believed to survive. (VAG reports, unpublished
SRG, December 1977 and September 1978; Ayres J, The Home in Britain, p 163-4 and illustration, l981).
Listing NGR: ST4357642419
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