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Description: Amberd Farmhouse
Date Listed: 3 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 270765
OS Grid Reference: ST2187321623
OS Grid Coordinates: 321873, 121623
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9887, -3.1145
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ST 22 SW (North side)
9/251 Amberd Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now dwelling. Possibly late medieval, ceiled C16,C17 lean-to
addition east gable end, altered internally and refenestrated mid-late C20.
Roughcast over rubble and cob, thatched roof hipped to right of roughcast
stack, similar stack left gable end. Plan: possibly open hall house, difficult
to deduce because of C20 alterations to central section, 3-cell and cross
passage with stair turret opening out of lower end room (west), single cell
addition on east gable end. One and a half storeys, 4 bays; two 3-light
eyebrow dormer casements flanking small window above original entrance,
another C20 window set below eaves right, ground floor 4-light left of
entrance, 3-light right, inserted C20 door with C20 window beyond; left return
gable end small lancet to remains of curing chamber now with bread oven
inserted. Interior: lower end, former kitchen, chamfered lintel to fireplace
with initials AHB inscribed, timber framed partition on rear wall to winder
stair turret, chamfered beam, timber framed partition to cross passage, axial
beams chamfered with scroll stops, site of winder stair to right of fireplace,
empty bay on other side now passage to small room behind stack with lateral
chamfered beams; jointed cruck truss roof with framed partition on upper
Listing NGR: ST2187321623
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Source: English Heritage
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