This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
SO 90 NW EDGEWORTH -
5/100 Westwood Farmhouse
Detached farmhouse. C17 with early C18 addition and C19 wing.
Random rubble limestone; ashlar window and door dressings; 1 ashlar chimney with moulded cap; 2 red brick chimneys; stone slate roof.
C17 house of 2 storeys with attic; C18 2-storey added to north east, and C19 wing added to north west to form L-plan is single storey with attic; single-storey hipped lean-to at north end. C17 south east front: single window fenestration with 2-light recessed chamfered mullioned in attic gable with 2-light below, and 3-light to ground floor, all with hood moulds; cross roll saddle to gable with stone finial; ashlar chimney stack at ridge of north east gable; C18 addition below has single window fenestration with chamfered mullioned 2-light without hood above small 2-light with very thick monolithic surround possibly reused from medieval building (c.f. identical window in south face of Syde church tower, q.v.). Single window added to each floor in north east gable end in C20, both timber casements with timber lintels; small slit window at back of this wing with stone lintel. North east front of C19 has 2-window fenestration with deep stone lintel to central doorway, chamfered jambs and timber plank door; C18 2-light to left must be reused; casement in segmental arch to right and 2 attic casements, each in small gable with timber lintels. Scattered fenestration to south west side of C19 wing, mainly casements; some late C20 alterations; doorway with flat timber hood on brackets and having plank door is roughly central. C17 house is probably remaining half of more substantial building.
(W. J. Sheils, 'Edgeworth' in V. C. H. Glos xi, 1796, pp 41-47).
Listing NGR: SO9321005232
© Lorna Freeman. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
People & Organisations
Photographer: Freeman, Lorna
Rights Holder: Freeman, Lorna
Ashlar, Brick, Limestone, Rubble, Stone, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building
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