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Description: Lovington's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114434
OS Grid Reference: TL7648536879
OS Grid Coordinates: 576485, 236879
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0023, 0.5696
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TL 73 NE GREAT YELDHAM DICKETT'S HILL, West Side
4/42 Lovington's Farmhouse
21.6.62 (formerly listed under:
II Pool Street (West Side))
House, C16, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. Aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, consisting of 2-bay hall range
with internal chimney stack at S end, 2-bay crosswing to N, and one bay
extension added in late C16, with external chimney stack to rear. Single-storey
rear extension, forming a catslide roof, and additional extension to rear of
S bay, both C20. 2 storeys and attics. C20 door with tiled lean-to hood, and
3-window range of C20 bays. Grouped diagonal shafts on S chimney stack. The
interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, chamfered axial beams, plain joists
of horizontal section. The added N bay has lamb's tongue stops on the axial
beam. The lower room of this bay is lined throughout with oak panelling,
c.1590, with original cockspur hinges on panelled door. There are 2 unglazed
windows with diamond mullions in the rear wall, enclosed by the C20 extension.
There are re-used medieval rafters in the roof. At the N gable there is an
C18 window of 4 lights with original rectangular panes and leading (casement
missing), enclosed by external plaster. RCHM 18.
Listing NGR: TL7648536879
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Source: English Heritage
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