Description: Blythe House
Date Listed: 8 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 274902
OS Grid Reference: SJ9991237822
OS Grid Coordinates: 399912, 337822
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9378, -2.0027
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SJ 93 NE CHECKLEY C.P.
8/98 Blythe House
Farmhouse. C18 rebuild of C17 house with early C19 additions. Red
brick; tiled roof; verge parapets to left end, ridge stacks set-in from
ends (larger to left). T-shaped plan; long, low, two-storey front of
three windows and set on C17 chamfered sandstone plinth; three-light
casements; the left-hand pair of windows in two ranges have gabled brick
segmental heads to the ground floor; similar head to main entrance set
centrally between windows; left-hand bay has double doors to dairy and
loft door over; right-hand half of building just distinguishable (straight
joint) as early C19 addition with single range of windows (ground floor
with segmental head) to left end; stable door set to centre of remainder.
Left hand gable has stone steps ascending to first floor loft door.
Interior: C17 chamfered beams to dairy and house; plaster floors on first
floor of C18 part. The C17 plinth is continuous, presumably the present
house was a progressive replacement of a decaying timber frame.
Listing NGR: SJ9991237822
Source: English Heritage
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