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Pecks Farm Close

A Grade II Listed Building in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire

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Latitude: 51.8349 / 51°50'5"N

Longitude: -0.7775 / 0°46'39"W

OS Eastings: 484327

OS Northings: 215854

OS Grid: SP843158

Mapcode National: GBR D2L.VLV

Mapcode Global: VHDV5.G4SN

Entry Name: Pecks Farm Close

Listing Date: 27 February 1998

Last Amended: 15 March 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1031616

English Heritage Legacy ID: 469085

Location: Bierton with Broughton, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire, HP22

County: Buckinghamshire

District: Aylesbury Vale

Civil Parish: Bierton with Broughton

Built-Up Area: Aylesbury

Traditional County: Buckinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Buckinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Bierton and Hulcott

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text


569/1/10012 Number 3,
Pecks Farm Close


Farmhouse. Possibly C15 with addition 1st half C16 and mid-C17 modifications; C18, C19 and C20 alterations and additions. Timber framed with wattle and daub infill, some replaced by brick; pebble-dashed render to front and sides; painted brick at rear. Plain tile roof, with concrete tiles to front and clay tile: to rear; corrugated-iron roof to most of outshut. Brick stacks. 2-bay hall house with central crown post to right, addition of 2 framed bays with smoke-blackened roof timbers; floors inserted and large chimney stacks added, internally at left end and with partition wall inserted to create narrow bay; and externally at right end; rear outshut added under cat-slide roof and lean-to at each gable. South front: plinth to ; left-hand bays, and part-glazed door on right of this section. 2-Light window to left of door and two 3-Light windows beyond; two 3-Light gabled dormers above; and a 3-Light window to each floor o right-hand section, all windows wooden casements with vertical glazing bars. Left-hand stack rise through ridge near left end; right-hand stack is external, enclosed by lean-to which has board door, pebble-dashed front and weatherboard to side and rear. Left-hand lean-to timber-framed wit! weatherboard. Rear: outshut almost continuous, except across left end, has C20 window on left, blocked window on right, gabled 2-Light dormer above, and doorway to each return. Interior: ground floor ha chamfered spine-beams, that in right-hand cell terminating in entrance passage with lambs-tongue stop with truncated pyramid in hollow. At left end, built into gap behind stack, is C18 cupboard wit! open-fronted, round-arched, upper cupboard with decoratively carved shelves. The timber-framing c the rear wall is visible from the outshut and comprises large-scantling posts and mid-rail, close-space studs forming narrow rectangular panels, and some remaining wattle and daub. Square-panelled timber-framing of right-hand gable wall is visible inside lean-to. 1st floor: between left-hand bays is cambered tie-beam with crown post supporting collar purlin; post has broad corner chamfers an cyma-moulded head with cyma stops to chamfered sides; arch brace from rear wall-post to tie-bean.
The extreme left-hand end, visible from inside lean-to, retains diagonally-set clasped purlins, some original rafters, and arched brace from rear wall-post to wall-plate. The inserted 1st-floor partition wall is of square-panelled timber-framing with brick infill. Other framing concealed by wall paper, but in right-hand bay at rear some original smoke-blackened rafters are exposed, and straight wind-braces. Old doors, panelled and plank, survive throughout; also wooden winder stair; and plain fireplace surround to left-hand room. An interesting and well-surviving example of a late-medieval hall-house with post-medieval addition.

Listing NGR: SP8432715854

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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