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Description: Barnard's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 January 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120308
OS Grid Reference: TM1679322174
OS Grid Coordinates: 616793, 222174
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8560, 1.1467
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THORPE-LE-SOKEN COLCHESTER ROAD
TM 1622-1722 (south side)
8/79 Barnard's Farmhouse
House. Circa 1600, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing NW, with almost central stack. C20
slate-roofed single-storey lean-to extension along full length of rear, and
smaller lean-to beyond. 2 storeys. NW elevation, one C20 casement only, on the
ground floor. NE elevation, 3 C20 casements on the ground floor, 2 on the first
floor, and C20 half-glazed door to left of gabled porch. Grouped diagonal
shafts, plastered. Jowled posts, heavy close studding. Chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of horizontal section. 2 large
wood-burning hearths (one with minor repairs to brickwork), the mantel beams
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. On the first floor, at the front, a blocked
original window with 2 ovolo mullions, saddle bars missing, with shutter groove.
Other blocked original windows, the mullions missing, with shutter grooves.
Clasped purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM1679322174
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Source: English Heritage
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