Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 305475
OS Grid Reference: SP1123464673
OS Grid Coordinates: 411234, 264673
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2801, -1.8367
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5/125 Church Farmhouse
Farmhouse. c.1580 (VCH), Timber framed; close studding to ground floor with
small framing above; lath and plaster and whitewashed brick infill. Tile roof;
brick stacks. Double-depth lobby-entry plan. 2 storeys and attic; 3-window
range, Central entrance has C18 part-glazed 6-panelled door with moulded wood
surround and hood on shaped brackets. C18/C19 casements with glazing bars. Attic
has 3 substantial timber framed gable dormers. 2-span roof. Central stack of
thin bricks has square shafts with V-pilasters. Left return side of 2 adjacent
ranges with jowled posts and tile-hung gables. Irregular fenestration. Right
return side has jowled posts. To rear: 2 ranges. Higher one-window range on
right refronted in brick. C20 casements under segmental brick arches. Lower
range on left has 2 ground floor casements. Interior: Room on right has C17
hall-height panelling, built-in dresser and open fireplace. Lobby has winder
staircase with stop-chamfered newel post. Room on left has stone fireplace.
Kitchen has open fireplace. Ogee stop-chamfered ceiling beams, Said to have
queen post roofs. Forms part of an important group with barn range (q,v.),
Church of the Holy Trinity (q.v.) and barn and shelter shed
(q.v.).(V.C.H.: Warwickshire, Vol.III, p.134).
Listing NGR: SP1123464673
Source: English Heritage
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