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Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280619
OS Grid Reference: TM0588262341
OS Grid Coordinates: 605882, 262341
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2208, 1.0127
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OLD NEWTON CHURCH ROAD
TM 06 SE WITH DAGWORTH
5/136 Church Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, built in 2 stages, c.1570 and c.1620. 2 storeys and attics.
3-cell plan, at first with cross-entry; with lobby-entrance since c.1620.
Timber-framed and pebble-dashed; the parlour cross-wing to left has an
oversailing gable tie beam to left with C17 drop finials beneath the
bargeboards. Plaintiled roofs. An axial chimney of C17 pink/buff brick: the
base is moulded and offset, and the shaft is of sawtooth form. A C18 gable
chimney to right. C19 small-pane casements, some replicated in mid C20. Mid
C19 entrance porch of red brick; slated roof with cusped bargeboards; boarded
door. The main range of c.1570 has good chamfered 1st floor joists and plain
studding; clasped purlin roof. The cross-wing has close-studding, ovolo-
mullioned windows (mainly blocked), on-edge deep floor joists, wind-braced
butt-purlin roof. Four good C17 fireplaces with 4 centred arches; the hall
fireplace is wider and lintelled.
Listing NGR: TM0588462342
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Source: English Heritage
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