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Description: Sains's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 8 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 118949
OS Grid Reference: TL8664609964
OS Grid Coordinates: 586646, 209964
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7573, 0.7029
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TL 80 NE GREAT TOTHAM BROAD STREET GREEN ROAD
6/125 Sains's Farmhouse
House. C16/17 with c19 and C20 additions and alterations. Timber framed
and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. Front range has a red brick chimney
stack with 4 octagonal chimney shafts, the moulded bases original. Restored
rear chimney stack. Complex plan. Front right range with C19 gambrel roofed
addition to left. Rear left range with 2 adjoining turrets to right attached
to rear of main range. 2 storeys or one storey and attics with cellar.
3 window range of C19 vertically sliding sashes with side margins. Central
door with 2 lights. The C19 left addition with one front window and steps
to return mezzanine door. Brick built dog kennel under these steps. Interior
features includes halved wall bracing. C17 panelled door. Hand wrought
hinges and catches to many doors. Jowled storey posts, 2 pairs of which
have original solid arched braces to tie beam. Painted panel above bedroom
door. Arched head to turret doorway. Turned balusters to stair turret
staircase, restored inglenook with red brick dated panel which may be
original. Halved and bladed scarf to rear top plate. C19 cast iron baluster
rails, possibly from elsewhere. C19 servants wing with leaded stained
glass to some windows. Rebuilt roof with sooted medieval timbers. Much
re-used timber throughout.
Listing NGR: TL8664609964
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Source: English Heritage
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