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Description: Cold Comfort Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305014
OS Grid Reference: SP0736857921
OS Grid Coordinates: 407368, 257921
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2195, -1.8936
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2/2 Cold Comfort Farmhouse
01/02/67 (Formerly listed as Arrow
Farmhouse. C17; refacing and additions early/mid C19. Timber framed with
whitewashed brick infill, and whitewashed brick. Old tile roof, slate roof
to additions. Brick ridge, lateral and internal chimneys. Probably originally
L-plan, extended to three-span; through passage, possibly formed during
remodelling. Front appears entirely C19. 2 storeys, 3-window range, with high
single storey single-window wing to left, of 2 builds. Entrance in middle bay
has half-glazed, 4-panelled door with overlight and simple chamfered wood porch
with flat roof. Mid/late C19 wood casements under shallow segmental arches.
Wider left bay is refronting of end of timber framed range: cross gable has
ends of old purlins visible. Ground floor is slightly recessed beneath a
whitewashed beam. Left return side has single storey wing on right
one storey and attic timber framed wing with small outshut on left projecting
forward. Exposed framing to centre and gable. C19 casements and
open verandah. Rear has substantial exposed framing to end of C17 range;
small sections rebuilt in brick. Taller C19 range on left. Garden
front entirely early/mid C19, with 3 low-pitched gables. Interior
noted as having large ceiling beams.
Listing NGR: SP0736857921
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Source: English Heritage
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