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Model Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Old Weston, Cambridgeshire

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Latitude: 52.3832 / 52°22'59"N

Longitude: -0.388 / 0°23'16"W

OS Eastings: 509816

OS Northings: 277350

OS Grid: TL098773

Mapcode National: GBR H0H.JQY

Mapcode Global: VHFP4.7C8D

Plus Code: 9C4X9JM6+7R

Entry Name: Model Farmhouse

Listing Date: 9 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1222957

English Heritage Legacy ID: 54796

Location: Old Weston, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28

County: Cambridgeshire

Civil Parish: Old Weston

Traditional County: Huntingdonshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cambridgeshire

Church of England Parish: Old Weston St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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17/77 Model Farmhouse


Farmhouse. Early C17 and C19 with later alterations and repair. Painted
local red brick, timber-framed with plaster and brick infill. C20 brick
repair. C20 plain tiled roof hipped to return. Two storeys with attics and
cellar. L-plan. Large gable end stack to south-west with rebuilt chimney,
brick band returned to main elevation. North-west elevation: Four bays, one
brick bay to left hand and three timber-framed bays with substantial posts and
straight braces to middle rail. C20 brick corbel similar to original in rear
elevation. Main entrance to left of centre with six-panelled door approached
by stone steps. Tripartite hung sash window to left hand and three-light
casement window to right hand; one first floor three-light casement window,
and opening to cellar with segmental arched brick head. Interior: Original
closed string staircase with symmetrically turned balusters and octagonal
newel posts, one terminating at attic floor with ball finial. Moulded ceiling
beams with ovolo-mouldings. C17 oak panelling refitted in first floor room
and over mantel to chimney piece in south-west room with stopped ovolo-moulded
jambs and four-centred arched head. Original butt purlin roof with purlins
carried in front of the principal rafters and wind-braced in each bay, (the
roof has been rebuilt to the south-east). C19 details included raised-and
fielded-panelled doors. The farmhouse was possible built by Thomas Parratt
who purchased the property in 1593 (VCH).

RCHM: Huntingdonshire p290
VCH: Huntingdonshire p117

Listing NGR: TL0981677350

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