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Description: Blackbush Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118689
OS Grid Reference: TQ4877795141
OS Grid Coordinates: 548777, 195141
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6354, 0.1484
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TQ 49 NE STAPLEFORD ABBOTTS HOOK LANE
Farmhouse, late C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, frame exposed externally
with C20 brick infill on ground floor, plaster infill above, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay main range aligned approx. N-S with C18 chimney
stack at S end. Aspect W. 2-bay service crosswing to N, with central chimney
stack, C17. 2-bay parlour crosswing to S, with C17 stair tower in rear angle.
Single-storey lean-to extension to N of N crosswing, C19. Single-storey
extension to E of N crosswing, C20, roofed with red interlocking tiles. 2
storeys. W elevation, door in gabled porch, 3 casement windows on ground floor
and 7 on first floor, all C20. Yellow brick infill on ground floor only. Later
external frame on S wall of S crosswing, with primary scraight bracing and C20
red brick infill on L-round floor only. Blocked unglazed window in S wall of
N crosswing, first floor. A structural break is apparent between the N
crosswing and the main range, but indicating a phased building programme in
the same period. Beams plain-chumfered and stopped (=iariJus types), joists
mostly exposed, unchamfered in N wing, chamfered and stopped in S wing. All
roofs of clasped purlin construction, with arched wind bracing. Hearths and
internal surfaces altered in C20. .;
Listing NGR: TQ4877795141
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Source: English Heritage
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