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Townsend Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Upwood, Cambridgeshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.4298 / 52°25'47"N

Longitude: -0.1476 / 0°8'51"W

OS Eastings: 526043

OS Northings: 282925

OS Grid: TL260829

Mapcode National: GBR J1K.RHQ

Mapcode Global: VHGLJ.D6B5

Entry Name: Townsend Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 March 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1162841

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54702

Location: Upwood and the Raveleys, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE26

County: Cambridgeshire

District: Huntingdonshire

Civil Parish: Upwood and the Raveleys

Built-Up Area: Upwood

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Upwood

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 28 SE UPWOOD AND THE RAVELEYS HIGH STREET
(East Side) UPWOOD
7/68 No 11 (Townsend Farmhouse)

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C18. Local yellow gault brick, English bond, with plain tiled roof with tumbled parapet gable ends on kneelers. Flush end stacks.
Contemporary kitchen and dairy wing at the rear forms L-plan. Cellar, two storeys and attic. Symmetrical facade of five flush frame twelve pane hung sashes, mid C19, under flat arches. Central doorway with shouldered architrave, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice supporting a narrow hood. Six raised and fielded panelled door with three-light rectangular fanlight. Kitchen wing of similar brick with hipped, tiled roof and projecting side stack with offsets. Late C2O addition in re-entrant angle. Interior: Opposing front and rear doorway. The rear doorway is also late C18. Original staircase with moulded rail and square, fluted newels but with mid C19 stick balusters. Two late C18 shouldered fireplace surrounds one with pulvinated frieze, at first floor. One grey and one white marble fireplace, mid C19 at ground floor. Dormers removed.


Listing NGR: TL2604382925

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

Description

TL 28 SE UPWOOD AND THE RAVELEYS HIGH STREET
(East Side) UPWOOD
7/68 No 11 (Townsend Farmhouse)

GV II

Farmhouse. Late C18. Local yellow gault brick, English bond, with plain tiled roof with tumbled parapet gable ends on kneelers. Flush end stacks.
Contemporary kitchen and dairy wing at the rear forms L-plan. Cellar, two storeys and attic. Symmetrical facade of five flush frame twelve pane hung sashes, mid C19, under flat arches. Central doorway with shouldered architrave, pulvinated frieze and moulded cornice supporting a narrow hood. Six raised and fielded panelled door with three-light rectangular fanlight. Kitchen wing of similar brick with hipped, tiled roof and projecting side stack with offsets. Late C2O addition in re-entrant angle. Interior: Opposing front and rear doorway. The rear doorway is also late C18. Original staircase with moulded rail and square, fluted newels but with mid C19 stick balusters. Two late C18 shouldered fireplace surrounds one with pulvinated frieze, at first floor. One grey and one white marble fireplace, mid C19 at ground floor. Dormers removed.


Listing NGR: TL2604382925

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