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Description: Old Farmhouse
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 149231
OS Grid Reference: SO6575167664
OS Grid Coordinates: 365751, 267664
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3060, -2.5037
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EASTHAM CP -
SO 66 NE
5/38 Old Farmhouse
Farmhouse. c1600 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations. Timber-framed
on sandstone rubble and brick base, roughcast infill and brick replace-
ment walling, plain tiled roofs. Hall and cross-wing plan; hall part of
two framed bays aligned east/west; large external rubble chimney with
offsets and brick stack at east gable end, the base of which is encased
by two partly timber-framed outshuts; cross-wing of two framed bays at
west gable end with external chimney to west side elevation having three
brick stacks enriched with angular projections and a joint cap. Two
storeys and cellar; cross-wing has moulded bargeboards. Framing: hall
has four rows of panels from sill to wall-plate, long straight braces
across some first floor lower corners and a collar and tie-beam truss
at the east gable end with some struts visible and a V-strut in the apex;
cross-wing has six rows of small square panels, long straight braces
across some lower corners on both floors and a collar and tie-beam truss
with five struts to lower collar, two to upper collar and single strut
to apex; the two central panels beneath the lower collar are decorated
with concave lozenges. North front elevation: hall part has a ground
floor 3-light and 2-light casement, two first floor 2-light casements and
main entrance to left with a C20 door; outshut has a 3-light casement and
C19 door; cross-wing gable end has a square light on the ground floor,
a first floor 3-light casement and a central C20 door. Interior not
inspected. (VCH 4, p 266).
Listing NGR: SO6575167664
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Source: English Heritage
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