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Description: High Elm Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284318
OS Grid Reference: TL9808272689
OS Grid Coordinates: 598082, 272689
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3166, 0.9047
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TL 97 SE STANTON UPTHORPE ROAD
3/55 High Elm Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. Circa 1600: under restoration. 2 storeys and attics: 2-
cell lobby-entrance plan. Timber-framed and rendered, with raised panels on
front. Double Roman tiles, plain bargeboards. An internal chimney-stack with
a large rectangular base and attached square shafts set diagonally, rebuilt
tops finished with a dentil course, and cutwater bases. 4-light casement
windows with horizontal bar, 1983. Frame in 3 bays, including a chimney-bay.
All framing exposed inside. Widely-spaced, full-height studs to all walls,
with middle rails morticed into the sides of the main posts, in front of the
studs, to support the ends of the joists; reversed braces to corners. Main
beams with ovolo-moulding in both ground storey rooms, joists with chamfer
and pyramid stops. Ovolo-moulding also to fireplace lintels, and to the
windows introduced into the 2 rooms to the west of the stack. All original
windows have diamond mullions. Upper ceilings with joists set on edge: roof-
space in use from the outset. 5-bay roof, clasped purlins, and a reversed,
inward-sloping windbrace to each bay.
Listing NGR: TL9808272689
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Source: English Heritage
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