Description: Home Farmhouse
Date Listed: 17 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 317873
OS Grid Reference: SU0521792142
OS Grid Coordinates: 405217, 192142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6281, -1.9260
SU 09 SE THE LEIGH SWAN LANE
Farmhouse. C16, C17 and C19. Limestone rubble. Stone slate roof.
Single-storey and attic. Five bays, with mid C19 brick front wing
over part of bays 3 and 4. Bay 5, now farm store, has right lean-
to to gable. Boarded door in 2nd bay, with roof extended down
forming verandah. Open C20 porch to rear. Timber casement windows
with timber lintels. Three gabled dormers. Two stacks.
Interior: Cross passage in bay 2 behind major stack in bay 3 with
chamfered timber lintel and stone jambs. Bay 2 has one pair crucks
and higher roof line. Bays 1 and 2 originally dairy with cheese
store through trapdoor over, now kitchen and attic store.
Principal rafters have small stepped in curved braces set to lower
part of wall and cambered collars halved over principals and single
pegs. Bay 4 has canted external stack now enclosed in bay 5,
formerly brewhouse, now tractor garage. Bay 4 chamfered spine beam
has swept stop and notches.
Listing NGR: SU0521792142
Source: English Heritage
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