Pitts Farm, High Cross, Rowington

Description of this historic site

A timber framed house built during the Post Medieval period with a kitchen wing added in the 19th century. It contains two hearths, one with a local stone surround. There is a barn also from the Post Medieval period. It is situated at High Cross, Rowington.

Notes about this historic site

1 Pitts or Park Farm is of three bays and the house has very large ceiling timbers, well finished. There are two wide hearths, one with a local stone surround. There is an old nail studded front door and a similar, but finer, door internally. The front external timbers are now hidden behind pebble dash. A kitchen wing was added in the 19th century. The barn is 16th century. Occupation information is noted from 1548. The building is marked as No. 8 on the 1550 – 1650 map in this book.
2 Pitts Farm is a timber-framed house of c.1600 with open-timbered ceilings and wide fire-places. It has an old nail-studded front door and a contemporary barn.

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