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Description: Orchard House
Date Listed: 7 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 114492
OS Grid Reference: TL7390537308
OS Grid Coordinates: 573905, 237308
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0070, 0.5323
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TL 7337 TOPPESFIELD THE CAUSEWAY, East Side
6/7 No. 1 (Orchard House)
House, C15 or earlier, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall aligned E-W with late C16 axial
chimney stack at W end. 3-bay entrance range to W, early C18, forming an L-
plan. External chimney stack at N end contains C16/17 bricks but appears to
be of early C18 construction. External chimney stack at S end rebuilt in C19.
Single-storey extension to N of hall range with lean-to roof of black pantiles,
C20. 2 storeys. Symmetrical elevation. C20 half-glazed door with moulded
architraves and shallow hood on scrolled brackets, 2 double-hung sash windows
of 12 lights on ground floor, 3 on first floor, C18. Some exposed framing on
rear range. The interior of the hall has jowled posts, tiebeams and stop-
chamfered end plates. The entrance range has original doors, architraves and
Listing NGR: TL7390537308
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Source: English Heritage
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