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Description: Clark's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116467
OS Grid Reference: TL8471618087
OS Grid Coordinates: 584716, 218087
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8308, 0.6793
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KELVEDON CRABB'S LANE
TL 8418-1518 (north side)
9/153 Clark's Farmhouse
House. Early C17, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered,
roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 5 bays facing SW, with 2 axial stacks.
C18 dairy wing to rear near left end, and single-storey lean-to extension to
left of it. Crosswing with near-central stack at right end, c.1919, and
contemporary flat-roofed single-storey corridor extension along rear of main
range. 2 storeys with original attic. Ground floor, 3 C20 casements, early C20
square bay attached to right side of porch, C20 French windows. First floor, 4
C20 casements. 2 C20 casements in hipped dormers, and one more in gable of
crosswing. C20 half-glazed door in gabled porch. Jowled posts, heavy studding,
chamfered binding and bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops, some with an
additional notch; joists plastered to the soffits. Above first floor, chamfered
straight tiebeams and bridging beams with lamb's tongue-plus-notch stops.
Storey heights approx. 2.30 metres on ground floor, 2.40 metres on first floor.
Original straight staircase with chamfered newel post with lamb's tongue stops,
and serpentine flat balusters and moulded handrail on first-floor landing and up
to attic. The right end of the main range is reported to have been damaged by
fire in 1919, and the crosswing built soon afterwards. RCHM 54.
Listing NGR: TL8471618087
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Source: English Heritage
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