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TOWER FARM

ALTERNATIVE NAME:  SWINSTEAD OLD HALL
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Early 19th century farmhouse and farm of the Grimsthorpe Estate. The farm is built in coursed limestone rubble, ashlar quoins and dressings with brick stacks and a tiled roof. It is of two storesy with a three bay front, with a three storey square tower with a hipped tile roof and overhanging eaves on the western side. It was designed as a farm on Grimsthorpe Estate for the Willoughby de Eresby family.

The farm buildings include a wagon hovel with a hayloft above and attached storehouses dating to the early 19th century and extended by the middle of the 19th century. The buildings are in coursed limestone with ashlar dressings and some brick, and a pantile roof. The wagon hovel is of two storeys, with some single storey storehouses.

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