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Description: Puddleford Farmhouse and Adjoining Cider House and Hop Kilns
Date Listed: 6 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 149232
OS Grid Reference: SO6843767992
OS Grid Coordinates: 368437, 267992
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3091, -2.4644
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EASTHAM CP -
SO 66 NE
5/39 Puddleford Farmhouse
and adjoining cider house
and hop kilns (formerly
6.10.52 listed as Puddleford
Farmhouse and adjoining cider house and hop kilns, now converted into two
dwellings. c1600 with mid-C19 and mid-C20 alterations and additions. Timber-
framed, brick infill, replacement walling and additions; plain tiled roofs.
T-plan; main part of three framed bays aligned east/west with single-bay wing
to rear centre to west of which is a timber-framed lean-to; main part has a
central chimney with four star-shaped stacks forming a lobby entrance with
a porch wing. Two storeys and attic. Framing: two rows of close-set studding
at ground floor level, three rows of square panels at first floor level;
collar and tie-beam trusses with two collars, six struts to lower and two
to upper collar, raking struts at sides and V-strut in apex; porch wing has
jettied first floor, moulded bressummer on shaped brackets and coved at
sides; roof truss above has two collars, decorative raking struts beneath
lower collar and two struts above. South front elevation: one 2-light and
two 3-light ground floor casements, (one with a cambered head) and a 3-light
and a 2-light first floor casement; porch has a 2-light first floor casement,
an attic light and a moulded square-headed entrance arch and C17 door within.
Interior not inspected but noted as having back-to-back fireplaces. A timber-
framed two-bay two-storey wing adjoins to the west, possibly a former
cider house. It has four panels from sill to wall-plate and a tie-beam truss
with latticed struts in its gable end. The front elevation has four ground
and five first-floor windows; all are 2-light casements. The two hop kilns
adjoin to rear of wing; square plan with slate pyramidal roofs and inserted
C20 casements. (VCH 4, p 266; BoE p 140.)
Listing NGR: SO6843767992
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Source: English Heritage
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