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Description: Great Wheatley Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 October 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 123022
OS Grid Reference: TQ7963990383
OS Grid Coordinates: 579639, 190383
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5837, 0.5915
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RAYLEIGH GREAT WHEATLEY ROAD
TQ 79 SE
2/77 Great Wheatley
House. C16 or earlier origin with C18 extensions and later alterations and
additions including C19 east wing. Timber framed and plastered. Hipped red
plain tiled well roof. Left and right gault brick chimney stacks. 2 storeys
and cellar. 3 window range of small paned vertically sliding sashes. 5 step
approach to central 2 panel 4 light door, fanlight over, fluted pilasters with
capitals and bases, patera, moulded flat canopy. Fine full width lead roofed
cast iron verandah with ornate cornice, 8 pierced supports, ornate rails.
Gabled C19 range to left. Interior features include, heavy chamfered bridging
joists flat section ceiling beams and side girts to original build. Cellar with
wine niches. C18 and C19 vertically boarded doors with ironmongery and C18 6
panelled doors, moulded surrounds, wainscots etc. Ground floor front windows
with panelled vertically sliding shutters, reveal shutters to other windows.
Dog leg stick staircase, mouldings to open string, wreathed ground floor newel.
Foliate cast iron fire surround and one other similar surround.
Listing NGR: TQ7963990383
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Source: English Heritage
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