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Description: Yew Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114189
OS Grid Reference: TL6908242200
OS Grid Coordinates: 569082, 242200
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0524, 0.4645
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TL 64 SE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD
2/41 Yew Tree Farmhouse
House, late C15, extended in C17 and C19. Timber framed, roughcast rendered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays aligned approx. NW-SE, and C18
extension to SW of SE bay, forming an L-plan. C19 3-bay range aligned NE-SW,
to SE of existing building and forming a new frontage. 2 C19 chimney stacks
to NW of this range, and one at NW end of original building. Lean-to extensions
to NE, NW and SW, C19/20. 2 storeys. Central half-glazed door under projecting
upper room on posts. One C19 splayed bay of double-hung sash windows of 8-12-8
lights, and one bay diagonally across E corner of 3 double-hung sash windows
of 8 lights, early C20. First floor, 5 double-hung sash windows of 8,8,12,8
and 8 lights respectively, C19. Roof hipped. The rear elevation has one first-
floor C18 window of one wrought iron casement and 2 fixed lights with early
rectangular leading and crown glass. The interior of the rear parts have
jowled posts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to the inside, wattle
infill, plain chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops, and some original
floorboards. The roof of the original range has short arched collars, clasped
purlins and curved wind bracing.
Listing NGR: TL6908242200
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Source: English Heritage
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