CHURCH FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1127300

Date first listed: 14-Sep-1984

Statutory Address: CHURCH FARMHOUSE, 56, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH FARMHOUSE, 56, HIGH STREET

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

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire (District Authority)

Parish: Oakington and Westwick

National Grid Reference: TL 41402 64771

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History

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Details

TL 46SW OAKINGTON HIGH STREET (South East Side)

8/83 No. 56 (Church Farmhouse)

II

House, C15 open hall and crosswing, and C17 alterations and insertions. Timber framed, rendered with long straw thatched roofs, hipped to right hand and C17 stack of narrow gault bricks with diagonally set grouped shafts. Later stack to gable end to road. Original open hall with crosspassage converted to lobby entry in C17 when stack was inserted. Two storeys and two storeys and attic. One C19 - C20 casement to each storey of hall and crosswing. Interior: Abutting inglenook hearths. One to right hand in the kitchen, has been much rebuilt. The other to the former open hall has soft red brick to the jambs and narrow gault brick to the stack. Floor inserted in this room in the C17. Narrow joists laid on edge. The wall between the hall and crosswing has six painted panels between the studs, the panels being painted to imitate square moulded panelling of early C17, with approximately six to each panel. The panels are now concealed. Two doorways possibly on the site of the original service doorways, lead to the crosswing. The dog leg staircase has a c.1660 balustrade of flat section balusters, and the square newel has a faceted ball finial. A small closet at first floor still retains coat and hat pegs which are possibly late C17. The crosswing has a clasped side purlin roof with curved wind bracing. The roof over the former open hall has been rebuilt but retains a pair of sooted rafters from the original. R.C.H.M. record card .. ... . .

Listing NGR: TL4140264771

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Legacy System number: 50830

Legacy System: LBS

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