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Description: Dairy Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 308967
OS Grid Reference: SP2368783470
OS Grid Coordinates: 423687, 283470
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4487, -1.6529
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GREAT PACKINGTON PACKINGTON LANE
SP28SW (West side)
8/62 The Dairy Farmhouse
House. C15 open-hall with floor and stack inserted in mid C17. Timber-framed
with later brick infill. Plain-tiled roof and ridge stack, rebuilt above the
ridge. 3 bay lobby-entry plan replacing the original plan of the open-hall. One
storey and attic. 2 C20 gable dormers on the front. two 3-light C20 wood
casements on either side of lobby-entry doorway. Late C19 timbered, gable porch.
Parlour bay at west end. 1 storey and attic. Timber-framed and plain-tiled.
Chimney stack to north wall. One C20, three-light, wood casement on the front.
Exposed framing of small panels. Interior: Evidence of open-hall visible in
roof. General smoke blackening to the trench purlin roof and the centre truss.
Most of the common rafters have been replaced but some of the original remain
above the bay to the east. Inserted mid C17 stack with back-to-back inglenook
hearths, splat baluster staircase and stop-chamfered ceilings to ground floor.
Parlour bay has substantial C16 framing with short King-post to the closed truss
between the parlour and the open-hall. At ground floor this wall has an ogee
head to a doorway, now concealed. Late C17 corner fireplace with original mantel
to first floor chamber of this wing.
Listing NGR: SP2368783470
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Source: English Heritage
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