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Barons Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Shepreth, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.113 / 52°6'46"N

Longitude: 0.035 / 0°2'6"E

OS Eastings: 539448

OS Northings: 248026

OS Grid: TL394480

Mapcode National: GBR L8B.HPF

Mapcode Global: VHHKM.K5D0

Entry Name: Barons Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 52358

Location: Shepreth, South Cambridgeshire, Cambridgeshire, SG8

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Shepreth

Built-Up Area: Shepreth

Traditional County: Cambridgeshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Shepreth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TL 34 NE
(North west side)
Barons Farmhouse

House. Two principal building periods. Early C16 and later C17. Late C16
part timber framed, on brick plinth, rendered, the front wall retaining some
original pargetted panels with birds claw foot pattern. Long straw thatch
with ridye at two levels, half-hipped to south west end, gabled to north east
end. Projecting red brick side stack to rear wall with offsets and two
joined hexagonal shafts. Two bays. Two storeys. One late C20 casement to
first and ground floors. North-east part probably late C17 also timber
framed with similar pargetting. End stack of red brick with offsets and two
linked diagonally set shafts. Two bays. Two storeys. Two casements, late
C20, to each storey. A barn nearby is dated 1763 on a tie beam. Interior
not seen but said to retain hollow and roll moulded main beam similar to that
of the Manor House, Frog End, Shepreth (q.v.) and Malton Farmhouse, Malton,
Orwell (q.v.).

R.C.H.M.: Record Card (1949)

Listing NGR: TL3944848026

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

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