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Description: Gosling's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 116332
OS Grid Reference: TL8143121363
OS Grid Coordinates: 581431, 221363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8613, 0.6334
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TL 82 SW
2/2 Gosling's Farmhouse
House. C17, altered in late C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing SW with axial stack in second bay from
left end, internal stack at left end and C19 external rear stack in right end
bay; 2-bay original wing to rear of main stack. One storey with attics.
Ground floor, 2 C19 and one C20 casements. First floor, one C19 and one C20
casement in lean-to dormers, and one C20 casement in gabled porch over central
late C19 plain door. Late C19 serpentine bargeboards on this gable and at right
end, facing road. Roofs of half-hipped gambrel form. 2 late C19 octagonal
shafts on right stack. The rear elevation of the main range has one C18 3-light
window with wrought iron casement. Plain joists of vertical section. Primary
straight bracing, partly exposed internally. Original interrupted tiebeam
construction in internal cross-frames. Middle tiebeam of rear wing removed.
The C19 porch interrupts the front wallplate. Original stair with plain
octagonal balusters and carved acorn newel against rear wall, first floor rail
slightly shortened. The main stack has a large wood-burning hearth facing to
right. C20 grate in right stack. RCHM 4.
Listing NGR: TL8143121363
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Source: English Heritage
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