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Description: The Old House
Date Listed: 20 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 307061
OS Grid Reference: SP3648854032
OS Grid Coordinates: 436488, 254032
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1833, -1.4677
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GAYDON CHURCH ROAD
SP35SE (North side)
8/65 The Old House
House. Probably mid C17; dated 1665 on doorway. C18/early C19 alterations and
additions. Coursed limestone and lias rubble, with contrasting limestone quoins
to right range. Old tile hipped roof; brick ridge stack to right range.
Irregular 4-unit plan. 2 storeys; two 2-window ranges. Entrance in right corner
of taller left range has C20; ribbed door in simple chamfered surround with
incised date. C18/early C19 and C19 windows with horizontal glazing bar. Each
range has 3-light wood mullioned and transomed window under brick segmental arch
on left ground floor. Left range has C19 two-light casements with chamfered
painted wood lintel. First floor has cross windows. Right range has 3-light
casements. Sundial with initials FW incised on quoin on left. Rear irregular.
Interior; ceiling beams. Room to right has large open fireplace with stepped
stop-chamfered cambered bressumer, and later, possibly C18, moulded cornice.
Inside it are 2 cupboards with panelled doors, with butterfly hinges. Quarter
turn staircase with winders. Room to left has panelled shutters. First floor
room has C17 2-plank door with wooden latch.
Listing NGR: SP3648854032
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Source: English Heritage
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