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Description: Bull Down Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 April 1957
English Heritage Building ID: 138501
OS Grid Reference: SU6631258688
OS Grid Coordinates: 466312, 158688
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3234, -1.0497
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SU 65 NE BRAMLEY BRAMLEY GREEN
26.4.57 Bull Down Farmhouse
C17. A symmetrical front (east) of 2 storeys and attic, 1:1:1 windows. Tile roof; triple flues on rectangular bases at the top of plain stacks. There is a smaller gable above the projecting centrepiece, containing a brick-moulded oval opening with a window, and with brick moulded (cavetto above arch) verge; at each side the wider taller gables have the same verge; and enclose plain window openings. Walling is in red brickwork, Flemish bond, with a deep moulded brick cornice , the plain fascia of its lower unit merging with the raised brick architraves of the windows (with rubbed flat arches), and with pilasters at each side and the sides of the centrepiece (set in from the corners and with moulded caps), a 1st floor band passing round the pilasters and merging with the architraves to the ground-floor windows, high moulded plinth. On the cheeks to the centrepiece and outside the first floor windows are oval frames with
moulded brick edges; the doorway is plain. Mullion and transome wood casements; old door. The north elevation has 2 massive stacks centred on the 2 gables, with a window on each side, repeating the detail of the main front; 3 windows have been filled with brickwork (including 2 bricks incised A + M 1800 and M + M 1800). The South side of the main front has a lower 2 storeyed extension with tile roof, brick walls in English bond, and casements. The rear (west) elevation has several faces, with later changes, the main feature being the exposure of timber framing (of an earlier date) to the 2 north side gables. Staircase within of the main period.
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Source: English Heritage
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