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Description: Smiths Green Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114185
OS Grid Reference: TL6694040175
OS Grid Coordinates: 566940, 240175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0349, 0.4323
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TL 64 SE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD
2/76 Smiths Green
House, C17 and C18, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays aligned approx. N-S, C17, with C19 external
chimney stack on E wall. Shorter parallel range of 4 bays to W with 2 internal
chimney stacks, C18. C19 porch in SW angle. 2 storeys. S elevation, half-
glazed door in tiled gabled porch of Gothic Revival style, with fretted
bargeboards, C19. One C20 casement window, one french window. First floor,
one C20 casement window, one late C19 double-hung sash window of 4 lights.
Late C19 fretted bargeboards on gable of E wing, W roof hipped. The E elevation
has on the ground floor one C18 horizontally sliding sash window of 16 lights,
and on the first floor 2 of 24 lights, with crown glass. The N elevation has
an C18 wooden lattice on one ground floor window. The interior of the E range
has transverse and axial beams plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
plastered to the soffits. In the W range the beams are plain; oat chaff is
present between the ceiling and floor as insulation.
Listing NGR: TL6694040175
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Source: English Heritage
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