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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.


List entry Number: 1304397



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

County: Gloucestershire

District: Forest of Dean

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Taynton

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1954

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 125784

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7/248 Byfords Farmhouse

2.10.54 II

Farmhouse; early C17. Brick-nogged timber framing, on part brick, part random-rubble stone plinth; plain render to entrance facade, reported to be on timber-framing; Sussex-bond brickwork to extension: slate roof. Three bays wide, part 2 rooms deep, originally L-plan, enlarged at one end: 2 storeys with attics. Entrance facade: boarded door under gabled porch, up 4 stone steps: side walls brick, open timber front. Either side a 3- light casement window, left below cambered brick head to cellar opening. Late C20 extension on left. First floor 3-light casement on right, 4-light on left. Gable chimney left end of original house. Right return timber-framed, 2-panel high per floor: 4- pane wide ground floor, 2-light casement first, with straight braces tie beam to wallposts. Two collars to gable; late C20 two- light casement. Rear, high plinth; left large stone chimney projection, 2-light casement to left on ground floor: on right stone extended up to projecting wing. Slight batter to plinth to wing: boarded door to cellar on right. Ground floor close- studded framing, 2 panels high: 2-light casement window on left, single pane below to cellar stairs: 2-light casement on right. Brick extension on right, 2-light casement with cambered brick head. First floor: 2-panel high framing to left of chimney: tall brick stack above eaves level. Framing to wing 3-panel high: 2- light casement on right. Two collars to gable over, single-pane late C20 window. To right brick extension, 2-light casement as ground floor, gable on right return. Interior: heavy chamfer to beams on ground floor front, with exposed joists in ceiling on left of entrance. Entrance originally direct to left room: passage formed later. Spiral stair in right of rear wing: cellar below left half of house only, with 4 stop-chamfered posts. Two-bay front roof: 2 pairs purlins, straight windbraces to lower pair from wallplate, square ridge.

Listing NGR: SO7226321296

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National Grid Reference: SO 72263 21296


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