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Description: Towles Country Restaurant Formerly Farm Building Range at Home Farm
Date Listed: 13 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 144248
OS Grid Reference: SZ3304296583
OS Grid Coordinates: 433042, 96583
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7679, -1.5328
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SZ 39 NW BOLDRE B3054
14/26 Towles Country Restaurant
formerly farm building
range at Home Farm.
Model farm, now restaurant. Circa 1900 (could be late C19 by N Shaw) converted
1984. Brick with timber, pargetted and tilehung gables, plain tile roof. Single
storey, approx 6 x 5 bay quadrangle on roadside with L-shaped wing coming off
far-corner now Home Farmhouse, and attached to rear older range. Roadside elevation
has gable of taller range at RH end with 4 buttresses to eaves. In centre window
starting as 2 x 3 pane window below eaves, in gable continuing as wide 2 x 5 pane
window, each side of it pargetting, above tilehanging. To LH 8 bay lower centre
section with buttresses between, 6 centre bays have small 3-light casements under
eaves, and RH bay has door. At LH end wider bay with small central buttress under
narrow brick gable with 3-pane window under eaves, over it 5-pane window with
tilehanging above and on sides of gable. Roof hipped round LH end. Round RH that
wing has gabled timber porch on moulded posts on brick walls in 2nd bay, 3-light
casements in bays either side. Recessed gable arch-way of brick below eaves
level with stepped buttresses either side. Over, timber lintel with arched braces
and pargetting either side. Tilehung gable with 2-light casement. On ridge above
cupola dovecote with tented lead roof. Far bays have double doors.
Listing NGR: SZ3304196589
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Source: English Heritage
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