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Description: Clarkes Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 120364
OS Grid Reference: TM0333230432
OS Grid Coordinates: 603332, 230432
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9352, 0.9564
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ARDLEIGH HARTS LANE
TM 03 SW
1/19 Clarkes Farmhouse
House. C16 and C18 with later alterations and additions. Timber framed and
plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. Gabled crosswing to left with left return
external chimney stack, off centre left chimney stack to main range. 2 storey
crosswing, one storey and attics right range, a small gabled dormer with
roundel to left and 3 light gabled dormer to right. 1:1 C20 3 light casement
windows with slanting red tiled porch between. C19 4 panel door moulded
surround. The crosswing and left bay of main range are C16 with C18 extension
to right. Heavy arched halved braces to C16 build, stop chamfered bridging and
ceiling joists, inglenook fireplace. Arch braced side purlin roof. Farmed by
Henry Bloomfield, of Bloomfields Farm, Wick Lane, 1796, the house was at one
time owned by Garrick, the actor. F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in 1796", 1978.
Listing NGR: TM0333230432
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Source: English Heritage
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