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Bacon's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Thriplow, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.1003 / 52°6'0"N

Longitude: 0.1044 / 0°6'15"E

OS Eastings: 544237

OS Northings: 246746

OS Grid: TL442467

Mapcode National: GBR L8M.974

Mapcode Global: VHHKN.RGKS

Entry Name: Bacon's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 November 1967

Last Amended: 17 December 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1128003

English Heritage Legacy ID: 53107

Location: Thriplow, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

District: South Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Thriplow

Built-Up Area: Thriplow

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Thriplow St George

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

(West Side)
14/288 Nos. 20, 22 and 24
(Bacon's Farmhouse)
22.11.67 (formerly listed as
GV Nos 1, 2 and 3)
Farmhouse converted to three dwellings. Late C15 or early C16 with late C16
and C17 alterations. Timber-framed and plastered with exposed timber-frame
in west elevation. Plain tiled roofs. Large square planned red brick ridge
stack with grouped shafts to right hand of main range; north gable end stack
to cross wing with three paired offsets and two attached diagonal shafts;
tall C19 stack to north-west of cross wing. One storey and attic main range
with gablet and half hipped roof to west (west elevation originally jettied
with interrupted tie beam and with two oriel windows); roof over hall raised
in C17 and dormer windows inserted with acorn drop finials. Two storey cross
wing to east, jettied to north with four curved jetty brackets. One first
floor casement window and one gabled three-light casement dormer window;
boarded door to left hand and half glazed door to right hand in lobby entry
position, three ground floor casement windows with glazing bars (one ovolo
mullioned window in east facade). Interior: Cross wing with square
sectioned floor joists; pair of blocked doorways with two-centred heads to
former cross passage triple-roll-moulded ceiling beam; cambered tie beam
witn curved braces and crown post; chamfered four-centred arch to south
fireplace: main range with posts of earlier building, exposed C17 frame and
stop-chamfered principal floor joists possibly reset; sealed open hearths,
bedroom fireplace with plaster decoration. C17 boundary wall attached to
south with dentil cornice and brick coping.
R.C.H.M. Report 1950
V.C.H. Vol. VI, p.241

Listing NGR: TL4423746746

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