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Description: Tilehouse Farm
Date Listed: 29 June 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118488
OS Grid Reference: TL5867608822
OS Grid Coordinates: 558676, 208822
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7556, 0.2976
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TL 50 NE WILLINGALE BIRDS GREEN,
Farmhouse, probably C15 and C16, timber framed and plastered and of 2 storeys
with gabled peg tile roofs. 'L' shaped plan form with the shorter northern
arm of greater height with large gablet making up the difference between ridges.
Very large square stack on ridge line against north flank of crosswing. Windows
are C19 casements with 2 horizontal glazing bars and some old small C17 iron
casements. Stair tower in rear angle between blocks. Front door in original
position has C20 gabled porch with peg tile roof. Internally an elaborate 2 bay
crosswing probably C15, formerly jettied in front with a very complete smoke bay
to the rear. In the north flank are 3 service door openings 2 with moulded
jambs one formerly leading to stairs to upper level. Roof is massively framed
side purlin type with large wind bracing and collars. Suggestions of former
ground floor oriel window on front and some inserted ovolo-mullioned windows.
The northern block is an integrally floored hall block of the early-middle C16
with newel stair to the rear. (RCHM 9).
Listing NGR: TL5867608822
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Source: English Heritage
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