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© Mr Stuart Goodall

IoE Number: 135859
Photographer: Mr Stuart Goodall
Date Photographed: 06 October 2000
Date listed: 14 July 1953
Date of last amendment: 14 July 1953
Grade II*

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1.MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD5239The Old Farm HousePublic HouseSU 4212 2/16714.7.53

1. MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD 5239 The Old Farm House Public House SU 4212 2/167 14.7.53 II* 2. Dated 1611 E. R. in brickwork but core probably earlier. There was a grange of St Denys Priory on the site in the Middle Ages. The Southampton map of 1560 shows a farmhouse on the site. There is said to be a tunnel connecting this building with Bitterne Manor. Two storeys red brick on a stone base which is probably part of an earlier building. Moulded carved corbelled brick stringcourse at first floor level in central portion of front. Irregular elevation with 2 gables. Timber-framing to upper part. Two large restored chimney stacks, with diamond-shaped shafts in groups. Modern tiled roof. Modern windows. Original oak panelled iron studded door with later brick porch. The first floor rooms have exposed windbraces and the roof is of queen post construction. Parlour with early C16 stone fireplace with 4 centred arch and panelling and fine carved over mantel of circa 1611.

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