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Description: Farmhouse at Cherry Farm
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 159544
OS Grid Reference: TL3255825377
OS Grid Coordinates: 532558, 225377
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9112, -0.0743
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TL 3225 ARDELEY WOOD END
10/9 Farmhouse at
22.2.67 (formerly listed as
Cherry Tree Farmhouse)
House. Early C17 incorporating C16 S wing. Timber frame on
stepped red brick plinth, roughcast with steep old red tile
roofs. A 2-storeys, T-plan, central-chimney, lobby-entry plan
house facing E, with single-storey and attic rear service wing.
Older crosswing at S end has floors at lower levels and front
gable altered to a hip roof. Hall on S of central chimney with
spacious stair projecting into rear wing. Kitchen to N of stack
with narrow service room at N end. 5-structural bays to front
range. 3 windows to each floor on E front with door in line with
tall red brick central chimney with moulded base and 5 conjoined
diagonal shafts in-line axially. Flush 3-light wooden casement
windows with small panes. 4-panel flush-beaded door with
inclined hood on shaped brackets. C18 3-light Gothick window on
rear wall of chamber over the kitchen. C16 E crosswing has heavy
jowled posts, cambered tie-beams, and a side purlin roof.
Originally unheated it has an C18 external rear gable chimney
serving the ground floor. Side-purlin roof to main range with
later arched braces bolted under the truss collars.
Listing NGR: TL3255825377
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Source: English Heritage
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