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Description: Birchwood Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 141291
OS Grid Reference: SU3005922203
OS Grid Coordinates: 430059, 122203
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9984, -1.5730
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SU 32 SW
SHERFIELD ENGLISH DANDY'S FORD LANE
Farmhouse. Mid C18 altered C19 and C20. Painted brick in Sussex bond on stuccoed
plinth. Peg tiled roof with C19 ridge tiles and end brick chimneystacks (right
one stuccoed, left one renewed brickwork). 2 storeys 3 windows. Brick modillion
eaves cornice. 3 casements with cambered head linings to 1st floor. Ground floor
windows appear to have been enlarged as cambered linings do not stretch the full
width; simple cambered surround to doorcase with modern door, now concealed by
C20 conservatory. 1 S-shaped and 1 straight iron tie. C20 outshut to rear with
tiled roof, 2 C20 dormers with casements and 2 casements to ground floor. Right
side elevation stuccoed. Left side elevation has C20 casements. Interior has
axial beams with 1 inch chamfers with run out stops. Wooden bressumer to open
fireplace. Stair cupboard has plank door with H hinges. Cambered brick arch to
right side room in former rear hall. Left side room has cambered brick chimney-
piece. Staircase with stick balusters and 3 plank doors to 1st floor. Roof has
angled queen struts with through purlins and pegged rafters strengthened by later
rough poles. Shown on estate map of 1750 of the Duke of Northumberland's estate.
Listing NGR: SU2946523219
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Source: English Heritage
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