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Description: Old House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 1 May 1983
English Heritage Building ID: 143059
OS Grid Reference: SU7484438173
OS Grid Coordinates: 474844, 138173
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1379, -0.9316
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WORLDHAM SHELLEY'S LANE
SU 73 NW
1/3 Old House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C17, early and late C19. The walls are rendered with a plinth,
the wing being of coursed malmstone with brick dressings. The roof is
unusual, the northern half being of steeper pitch, both sections half-hipped,
with a slate roof above the wing. A timber frame of two phases, forming an
L-shape, with early C19 recladding of the west front, and minor extensions of
the late C19. The west elevation is a re-modelling of the early C19, with a
symmetrical central section of 2 storeys, 2 windows, a set-back at the north
side which is part of the older frame, and at the south side a single-storeyed
wing with continuous walling. Large sashes in reveals, a small casement in
the wing. 4-panelled door with a plain hood. The north elevation is of 2
storeys, irregular fenestration: the upper walls have exposed framing with
painted brick infill, the lower of brickwork of 2 phases (of Monk and English
bonds): the main feature is a massive attached stack with recessed panels in
the upper part and blind arches below, the chimney tapering above eaves level
to a narrow shaft. The interior of the angle of the L-shape has exposed
framing to the north-south part, of 1 storey and attic, with tile-hanging to
the upper part of the 2 storeyed east wing; within the angles is a staircase
projection, timber-framed above a brick lower wall. Casements and plain
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Source: English Heritage
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