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Description: Snoreham Hall Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 May 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 117393
OS Grid Reference: TQ8843999591
OS Grid Coordinates: 588439, 199591
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6635, 0.7233
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LATCHINGDON RECTORY ROAD
TQ 89 NE
5/37 Snoreham Hall
House. Circa 1570, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. Main range facing N of 2 long bays and one short
(middle) bay, with internal stack in short bay, now truncated below roof level.
C19 internal stack in left bay. C20 external stack to front. 2-bay crosswing
to right, with external stack, c.1600, to right of it. C20 single-storey
lean-to extensions to front, right and rear. 2 storeys with attics. Scattered
C20 fenestration. Half-glazed door at front of large C20 lean-to porch. Jowled
posts with steps at half-height, chamfered with step stops. Close studding,
exposed internally in gable of crosswing. Chamfered axial and transverse beams
with step stops, joists plastered to the soffits. Early C17 attic floor in
crosswing, with chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops. Large
wood-burning hearth in middle bay of main range, blocked. Large wood-burning
hearth in crosswing, reduced for C20 grate. Roof of main range almost wholly
rebuilt in C19. Roof of rear bay of crosswing rebuilt in C19, the remainder
apparently of original clasped purlin construction. Interior much altered by
inserted partitions and some imitation framing, but the original frame is
Listing NGR: TQ8843999591
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Source: English Heritage
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