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FAR THATCH

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: FAR THATCH

List entry Number: 1257951

Location

FAR THATCH, ROBINS FOLLY

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

County:

District: Bedford

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Thurleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 24-Feb-1997

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463259

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 05 NE THURLEIGH ROBIN'S FOLLY

80/4/10003 Far Thatch

- II

House. Later C16 single storey two bay house, extended by a half bay to the west in the late C18 when a further floor was probably inserted and with large C20 wing in matching materials to the south which is not of special interest. Timberframed, rendered and colourwashed with battered base to earlier wing. Thatched roof and brick chimneystack between original two bays. One storey and attic in gable end. Irregular fenestration with one eyebrow dormer, sliding casement to rear gable and casements, one with ornamental wooden shutters. Entrance now through C20 wing. Interior has the unusual survival of a C16 timber fireplace with the lintel tenoned into a post (with chamfer and cut stop) and with sides of stud and daub. Roof of collar and side-purlin construction. Rear room has handsome late C18 corner cupboard with moulded cornice, panelled doors and H-hinges. [See N W Alcock "Timber-framed Buildings in North Bedfordshire" in Bedfordshire Archaeological Journal Volume IV 1969.]



Listing NGR: TL0648757328

Selected Sources

Books and journals
'Bedfordshire Archaeological Journal' in Bedfordshire Archaeological Journal, (1969)

National Grid Reference: TL 06487 57328

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