Description: Pooles Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280679
OS Grid Reference: TM0622059905
OS Grid Coordinates: 606220, 259905
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1988, 1.0161
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STOWUPLAND THORNEY GREEN
TM 05 NE
7/196 Pooles Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C16. 3-cell plan with lobby entrance. One storey and attics.
Timber-framed and pebble dashed. Plaintiled roof, with one C19 gabled
casement dormer. An axial chimney, the shaft rebuilt in C19 red brick. 3-
light C19 casements. Late C19 gabled entrance porch with ogee-curved
bargeboards; 4-panelled door. The house has been altered in late C16/early
C17, and the original layout is unclear although probably of 2-cell form. The
central chimney bay is flanked by two pairs of inserted base-crucks supporting
heavy collar beams; earlier tie-beams have been removed from chambers over
hall and parlour. Evidence for shuttered unglazed windows in service rooms to
left. The central hall has good late C16/early C17 chamfered floor joists.
The parlour cell has a bridging beam with C17 lambstongue chamfer stops
suggeesting an extension here. Good wind-braced clasped purlin roof of late
C16. A short service wing of C17/C18 to rear left. Partial medieval moat.
Listing NGR: TM0622059905
Source: English Heritage
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