Description: Manor Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 April 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 335441
OS Grid Reference: SK2144399648
OS Grid Coordinates: 421443, 399648
Latitude/Longitude: 53.4931, -1.6783
SK29NW BRADFIELD UPPER MIDHOPE
3/118 Manor Farmhouse
Farmhouse, 1671 on door lintel, earlier core, C18 wing. Main
range : cruck framed, wallstone rendered with exposed gritstone
quoins. Wing : coursed, squared gritstone. Stone slate roofs.
Baffle-entry plan with rear wing to right. 2 storeys, 3 windows to
first floor. Rough stone plinth. To right, board door in chamfered
quoined surround, with deep lintel having date in sunken panel, all
under hoodmould with decorative square stops. An inserted doorway
to left, with a 3-light mullion window to its left and a similar
4-light window to right, both double-chamfered and with leaded lights
and decorative square hoodmould stops. Above each window a sashed
double-chamfered opening formerly of two lights. To far left a
modern casement on each floor. Ashlar stack to right gable. Right
return : wing has plinth, projecting quoins. Three 2-light windows
to each floor all with square-faced surrounds, recessed central mullion
and small-pane wood casements. Moulded kneelers, copings and corniced
ashlar end stack. Interior : 2 cruck frames exposed with half bay
at right end presumably occupied by former firehood, heck post remains.
Bays divided by plank and muntin partition on raised sill. Chamfer-
stopped spine beams. Trusses have wall ties one with arched doorhead
to soffit. Windbraces to single purlins. Flat-balustered staircase
in C18 wing.
House illustrated and discussed in S.O. Addy, The Evolution of the
English House 1933 ed., pp. 75-80.
Listing NGR: SK2144399648
Source: English Heritage
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