CHAZEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1157139

Date first listed: 24-Oct-1951

Statutory Address: CHAZEY FARMHOUSE, THE WARREN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHAZEY FARMHOUSE, THE WARREN

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

District: Reading (Unitary Authority)

National Grid Reference: SU 69109 75208

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History

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Details

THE WARREN 1. 5128 Chazey Farmhouse (Formerly listed under the Rural District of Henley) SU 67 NE 14/596 24.10.51. II* GV 2. 4 buildings in a row. From right to left. 1. Mid C17 incorporating older work. 2 1/2 storeys timber framed with brick infill. Flint footings, brick plinth with moulded top, and ground floor (English bond). Braced wall plate 2 bays (of 4+6 panels). Steep old tile roof with off ridge chimneys. Modern casement windows 3 on 1st floor, 2 on ground floor. Central round headed doorway with fragmentary arched window to right. This apparently late Norman doorway has been reset in this position, probably in mid C19. It is tempting to suppose that they came from a building on or near the site. Both window and door have bead mould, door has angle shafts and imposts. East gable end has 2 more Norman windows (all these Norman features probably reset). 2 gabled dormers to north. Interior: wide contemporary kitchen fireplace, stud partitions (especially small 1st floor lobby). Queen post roof. 2. Early C19. 2 storeys, red brick with flat eaves, tiled roof. 3 bays, segmental headed casements. Door to right. 3. Oldest part. Probably late C16. 1 1/2 storeys. 3 1/2 bays timber framed each with 6 panels (2x3). Flint plinth with tile bands (a significant structural detail). 2 casements on ground floor and door. 2 gabled dormers in old tile roof. Left hand bay has 1st floor granary. Now fade into a dormer to match other 2. Interior: upper crucks tenoned onto tie or floor beams, 2 rows of butt purlins lower ones with wind braces (also wind braces to ridge). Queen posts. Store rooms below. 4. Stable known as 'The Chapel'. The tallest building probably mid-late C17. 2 storeys. English bond brick. Plinth,toothed eaves cornice. Old tile roof. Stone weathered coping to left. Central tudor arch chamfered doorway. Small ovolo mullion window to left. 2 ranges of slit-vents to right. Filled in 2 or 3 light ovolo mullion window in 1st floor of gable end, now replaced by modern chamfered stone window surround. Interior: 3 bays. High ground floor. Queen post roof with 2 rows of butt purlins, and 2 rows of wind braces. An important group of buildings.

Listing NGR: SU6910975208

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 39222

Legacy System: LBS

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