BEDFORD FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1135569

Date first listed: 22-Nov-1966

Date of most recent amendment: 27-Aug-1986

Statutory Address: BEDFORD FARMHOUSE, HIGH STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BEDFORD FARMHOUSE, HIGH STREET

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

District: Wakefield (Metropolitan Authority)

Parish: Crofton

National Grid Reference: SE 38086 17623

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History

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Details

SE31NE CROFTON HIGH STREET (south side)

3/28 Bedford Farmhouse 22.11.66 (previously listed as Bedford Farm)

II

House. Initialled and dated " RBE ". Hammer-dressed stone, stone slate roof. 1677 2 storeys. 2-cell plan with end-lobby entrance. Quoins. Dripcourse steps over doorway to left end which has composite jambs and an ogee lintel with chamfered surround, the lintel carved with 2 shields, one with date inscription the other with coat of arms showing 3 corn sheaves divided by a chevron. Each cell has a 3-light wooden-framed C20 window, mullioned originally, to each floor. 2nd cell has inserted C19 doorway with monolithic jambs. Coped gable with stack to left gable, replaced C20 extruded brick stack to right gable. Rear has small outshut to left end under cat-slide roof. This has window to each floor, 1st floor rendered. Former 2-light double-chamfered mullioned window to rear of 1st cell lacks mullion. Another small window above.

Interior: the doorway opens against the side of the gable fireplace. The outshut provides a single room of uncertain purpose, perhaps to house a stair or a garderobe or for storage.

The Hearth Tax returns for 1672 (Wakefield District Archives) list Robt. Bolland, whose initials are likely to be those that appear above the front door. RCHM (England) report.



Listing NGR: SE3808617623

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 342332

Legacy System: LBS

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