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Description: Edgar's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114846
OS Grid Reference: TL8947835422
OS Grid Coordinates: 589478, 235422
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9849, 0.7579
TL 83 NE
2/57 Edgar's Farmhouse
House. Circa 1500, extended c.1600 and in C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast
rendered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing SW with late C16 axial chimney stack
in left bay, and storeyed service bay beyond. One-bay extension to right,
c.1600, with end chimney stack. C20 extension at left end, and lean-to
extension to rear of this end, with slate roof. One storey with attics. Plain
boarded door at front of tiled gabled porch, C20, 3 C20 casement windows, and 2
more in eyebrow dormers. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, the
original floor of lodged plain joists in the service bay, and an inserted floor
of the late C16 in the hall, with transverse and axial beams chamfered with
lamb's tongue stops. The upper part of the rear hall window survives, with 3 3
diamond mullions, now inside the rear extension. Main hearth lined with modern
brick. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in rear wallplate. Collar-rafter roof,
heavily sooted, with double collar for smoke vent over service end. Some
evidence of a smoke bay before the brick chimney was built in late C16.
Listing NGR: TL8947835422
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Source: English Heritage
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