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BISHOP'S FARM HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BISHOP'S FARM HOUSE

List entry Number: 1117489

Location

BISHOP'S FARM HOUSE, BISHOPS FARM CLOSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Windsor and Maidenhead

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Bray

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 11-Apr-1972

Date of most recent amendment: 20-Mar-1990

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 41018

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

IN the entry for:- BRAY BISHOP FARM CLOSE (north west side) Oakley Green 10/1 Bishop's Farm House (formerly listed as 11.4.72 (Bishop's Farmhouse)

The description shall be amended to read:-

SU 97 NW BRAY BISHOP FARM CLOSE (north west side) Oakley Green loll Bishop's Farm House (formerly listed as 11.4.72 Bishop's Farmhouse)

Hall house, now 9 flats. Early C15, altered C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Part timber frame encased in render with many false timbers over render- ing; part brick; old tile cabled roof. Probably formerly rectangular plan of 3 framed bays with cross passage running south east to north west; service end on south west. One bay of former hall demolished to form later L-plan of 2 x 2 framed bays. Further 2-bay extension on north west at end of cross passage; now irregular with large extension on north east. 2 storeys. Several chimneys with clay pots; one a C17 full-height stack with rendered offsets. C19 and C20 neo- Tudor leaden casements and mullion and transom windows; some without leading. South-east (entrances) front: irregular. 2 storey gabled entrance porch with 4-panelled door. Single-light window each side of door, 4-light oriel window above. The porch is across the internal angle of this front. The section to the left of the porch has 2 large projecting chimneys with diamond shafts and offset heads. Between the chimneys a full height gabled window; a gabled 3-light window on first floor and a 2 and 3-light window on ground floor. Between the right hand chimney and the porch, 2 small windows on first floor and a 3-light window on the ground floor. The section to the right of the porch has a centre gable with 4-light window on first floor, a door with ornate glazed panels below, with single-light window on either side. To the left a gabled 3-light window on first floor and a 4-light window below. South west front: 3 one-bay gables with single-storey part on left. 3-light windows on first floor. French casements on ground floor. Interior: some timber frame exposed. Partly queen post roof trusses and part redundant crown post trusses with large cambered tie beams. Post to centre truss in western part has a roll moulding which is carried up on to curved brace.

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BRAY BISHOPS FARM CLOSE SU 97 NW (north west side) 10/1 Oakley Green 11.04.72 Bisbop's Farm House (formerly listed as Bisbop's Farmhouse) II

Hall house, now 9 flats. Early C15, altered C17, altered and extended C19 and C20. Part timber frame encased in render with many false timbers over rendering; part brick; old tile gabled roof. Probably formerly L-plan of 2x2 framed bays with a 2-framed bay barn adjoining; now irregular with large extension on north east. 2 storeys. Several chimneys with clay pots; one a C17 full-height stack with rendered offsets. C19 and C20 neo-Tudor leaded casements and mullion and transom windows; some without leading. South-east (entrance) front: irregular. 2 storey gabled entrance porch with 4-panelled door. Single-light window each side of door, 4-light oriel window above. The porch is across the internal angle of this front. The section to the left of the porch has 2 large projecting chimneys with diamond shafts and offset heads. Between the chimneys a full height gabled window; a gabled 3-light window on first floor and a 2- and 3-light window on ground floor. Between the right hand chimney and the porch, 2 small windows on first floor and a 3-light window on the ground floor. The section to the right of the porch has a centre gable with 4-light window on first floor, a door with ornate glazed panels below, with single-light window on either side. To the left a gabled 3-light window on first floor and a 4-light window below. South west front: 3 one-bay gables with single-storey part on left. 3-light windows on first floor. French casements on ground floor. Interior: some timber frame exposed. Partly queen post roof trusses and part redundant crown post trusses with large cambered tie beams. Post to centre truss in western part has a roll moulding which is carried up on to curved brace.

Listing NGR: SU9283176539

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National Grid Reference: SU 92831 76539

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