Description: Baynton's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 March 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 278059
OS Grid Reference: TL8357252385
OS Grid Coordinates: 583572, 252385
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1393, 0.6811
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TL 8352 17/265 23.3.61.
A timber-framed and plastered house of mediaeval origin with a cross wing
at the south end. The main block is 1 storey and attics and the cross
wing is 2 storeys. The windows are C20 casements. Half of the main block
was a hall house and the rest was added later, possibly when the floor
was inserted and the roof raised. The cross wing is jettied on the upper
storey on the front, on exposed joists with the remains of shafts and
carved capitals. Under the jetty there are inserted 2 mediaeval heads
carved in wood. In the gable of the cross wing there is a C18 globe fire
sign. Roof tiled, with a large C20 dormer in the main block.
Listing NGR: TL8357252385
Source: English Heritage
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