Description: Micklethwaite Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 334696
OS Grid Reference: SE6950816023
OS Grid Coordinates: 469508, 416023
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6361, -0.9502
THORNE THE AVENUE
SE 61 NE
3/118 Micklethwaite Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C18 altered and with later additions. Brindled brick in
English garden wall bond, pantile roof. 2 storeys with attics, 3 windows to
1st floor; lower 2-storey addition set back on right with 1-storey lean-to
against its front wall. Cemented plinth. Steps to position of former
central doorway now a window with C20 casement, projecting sill and cemented
surround masking brick arch with projecting keystone; flanking windows in
same style. 1st floor: band, windows as ground floor. Stone gutter
brackets; shaped kneelers and ashlar gable copings; brick end stack on right
heightened in later brickwork. Rear: blocked, segmentally-arched doorway to
left of centre with, to right, a basement window and a round-arched stair
window having old casment with glazing bars; other original openings, that to
lst-floor left with an old 2-light horizontally-sliding sash.
Left return; 6-panel door with 3-pane overlight on left of casement;
lst-floor band and eaves band beneath attic casement with segmental arch.
Interior: unusual latticed wooden balustrade to staircase with hand rail
sweeping up to the half-landing and top-landing newels.
Listing NGR: SE6950816023
Source: English Heritage
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