© Mr Stuart Goodall
THE OLD FARM HOUSE PUBLIC HOUSE, MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD
SOUTHAMPTON, SOUTHAMPTON, HAMPSHIRE
Mr Stuart Goodall
06 October 2000
14 July 1953
Date of last amendment:
14 July 1953
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1. MOUNT PLEASANT ROAD
The Old Farm House
SU 4212 2/167 14.7.53
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.