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Listed Building: WESTHORPE FARMHOUSE (1253115)

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Grade II
Authority Historic England
Volume/Map/Item 1263, 3, 10000
Date assigned Thursday, November 19, 1992
Date last amended


Farmhouse. Early C17, possibly incorporating elements of an earlier dwelling, now with C20 alterations and additions. Coursed rubble Coal Measures sandstone, now almost wholly concealed by smooth cement renders, with sandstone dressings, plain gables, one gable and one ridge stack, both C19 brick. Pantiled roof, with Welsh slated and stone slated eaves, replacing stone slate covering. L plan house, with C20 offshuts to south (front) elevation and west elevation, the latter with a C18 two storeyed offshut to the rear range. South elevation. Two bays, two storeys and attics, now with C17 doorway concealed with C20 half glazed porch, which adjoins rendered flat roofed extension to ground floor west bay. Massive chamfered surround and lintel to off- centre C17 doorway, with planked and braced door hung from contemporary strap hinges. To the east, former two-light recessed chamfer mullion window sits beneath continuous drip mould serving doorway. C20 two light casement replaces mullion here, and to first floor two-light window above. West bay with former three light window beneath former two-light window above. West gable with off-centre stacked 2 light windows, formerly all mullioned, now with attic window with mullion, and blocked light, first floor with surviving mullion and ground floor without mullion. Gable apex unrendered. Two bay rear wing with two ground floor C17 window openings now without mullions, and beneath rendered continuous drip mould. Single first floor opening with C20 two- light casement. North gable unrendered, with stacked former two- light chamfer mullion windows with drip moulds. Attic window blocked, first floor window with mullion removed, ground floor enlarged to farm doorway. Lean-to addition to east sidewall, with two light window above shuttered opening, and to the north a flight of stone steps leading to first floor doorway. East gable with two blocked C17 single-light attic windows. Interior. Ground floor hearth to west bay serves front range room and attached rear range room. Remnants of smoke hood to first and attic floors against east gable. C17 spine beams and joists, the former with C17 chamfer stops, to front and rear ranges. Double purlin roof carried on collar and tie beam trusses, with straight wind braces on alternate sides and bays. Window stair against east gable, with boarded door adjacent to first floor hearth. Stair newel in attic with polygonal finial. Listing NGR: SK4547080014

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Grid reference SK 45470 80014 (point)
Map sheet SK48SE

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Jan 24 2007 11:10AM

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