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Latitude: 52.0963 / 52°5'46"N
Longitude: 0.0993 / 0°5'57"E
OS Eastings: 543900
OS Northings: 246296
OS Grid: TL439462
Mapcode National: GBR L8M.FYC
Mapcode Global: VHHKN.NKVT
Entry Name: Goward's Farmhouse
Listing Date: 22 November 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165617
English Heritage Legacy ID: 53132
Location: Thriplow, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8
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
TL 4246 THRIPLOW MIDDLE STREET
13/313 No. 28 (Goward's
Farmhouse, now a house. Late C15 with late C16 alterations. Timber-framed
and plastered. Plain tiled roof. Late C17 ridge stack to right of centre
with sawtooth tile and moulded brick cornice. Tarred brick plinth. Two
storeys with attics. Three unit plan with original open hall and chambered
end rooms. North elevation: C19 six-panelled door in lobby entry position
with moulded wooden architrave and flat canopy on shaped brackets. Three
ground floor sixteen-paned hung sash windows rebated for shutters, three
similar first floor windows. Interior: Fireplace to west room, late C16
with leaf-stops to mantel beam and leaf-stop to replacement floor beams.
Sealed late C16 ovolo mullioned window in hall with inserted floor and large
fireplace with chamfered mantel beam. The exposed C15 frame shows some burnt
marks. The roof appears to have been reconstructed as a side purlin wind-
braced roof in the late C16 reusing some C15 material. First floor fireplace
in room to west of brick with four-centred arch, cornice of bull-nosed bricks
and plaster frieze painted with dots and crosses.
R.C.H.M. Report 1950
V.C.H., Vol. VI, p.239
Listing NGR: TL4390046296
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