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Description: Court Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 33426
OS Grid Reference: ST4939768348
OS Grid Coordinates: 349397, 168348
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4119, -2.7290
ST 46 NE BACKWELL CHURCH LANE (south-east side)
6/30 Court Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid - late C17. Rubble; double Roman tiled roofs; ashlar and
rubble stacks. L-plan, gabled vernacular farmhouse, with projecting wing to
right. 2 storeys and 2 bays to left part: 2- and 3-light C20 casement windows;
one C17 window with ovolo moulded mullion, over C20 door at right which is under
a gabled hood. To the right are 2 storeys and attics in a steep stone gables
and with a cellar under the projecting wing. 2 bays: 3-, 4- and 5-light casement
windows with ovolo moulded mullions, surrounds and lintels; continuous string-
course over ground and first floors. Rear elevation: projecting square
stairtower to west; studded plank door off-centre to right, strap hinges with
fleur-de-lys ends, ovolo moulded surround. Interior. Central room has
chamfered beams with scroll, stops and a spice cupboard with butterfly hinges;
ovolo moulded doorframe to dining room, plank door with strap hinges which have
fleur-de-lys ends. Kitchen has chamfered beams with scroll and bar stops, large
chamfered lintel to fireplace. Dining room: ashlar fireplace with ogee and
ovolo moulded, depressed head and rebate, scroll stops; ovolo moulded doorframe
to rear, plank door with strap hinges; similar door in rear room and newel
staircase. Living room (in the wing): coarsely cut 4-centre headed ashlar
fireplace; double ovolo and hollow moulded beams with converging stops;
decorative iron window catches. The roof has an extended collar beam truss.
Listing NGR: ST4939968352
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Source: English Heritage
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