Description: Wool Greaves Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 March 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 334197
OS Grid Reference: SE2674806133
OS Grid Coordinates: 426748, 406133
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5512, -1.5977
SE 20 NE CAWTHORNE SOUTH LANE
3/71 Wool Greaves Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Dated 1672. Thinly-coursed rubble with quoins. Stone slate roof
(re-roofed) L-plan, 2 bays with cross-wing on right. Two storeys. Double-
chamfered windows with hoodmoulds. Entrance to left with quoined surrounds
and Tudor-arched lintel inscribed:
J.M. 1672 R.M."
Hoodmould continues over a 5-light window to right above which is a further
5-light window. The gabled wing has a 4-light window to each floor with
evidence of a doorway to left of ground-floor window. Oculus and dove
perches in gable apex. Hollow-chamfered gable copings on moulded kneelers.
Ashlar stack to left and to centre of wing. Rear (to road): 3-light windows
under hoodmoulds to gabled left bay with oculus in apex. Finials at verges.
One single and two 2-light windows to right, and a 2-light window to
Interior: moulded bressumer across left room with arch cut cut for the door.
Panelled screen to heck-post forms the lobby. The right post has gone.
Right end of bressumer and right spine beam are grooved for partitions. The
stair at rear is enclosed in panelling.
A good and relatively complete example of the type.
Listing NGR: SE2674806133
Source: English Heritage
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