Description: Westley Farm
Date Listed: 13 December 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 160349
OS Grid Reference: TL4363031838
OS Grid Coordinates: 543630, 231838
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9665, 0.0893
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TL 43 SW MEESDEN BLACK HALL
2/128 Westley Farm
House. C16 on earlier site, small extension to N and S and parallel rear
wing 1971. Timber frame on black stuccoed sill, plastered with panelled
pargetting on Ground Floor, exposed closs-studded timber framing on 1st
floor. Steep half-hipped old red tiled roofs. A 3-cells, 2-storeys,
internal chimney, lobby entry plan house facing E with a narrow chimney
bay, two wide bays to N, a smaller bay for parlour at S (extended by
half a bay in 1971). 3 small flush casement windows with small lights on
each floor. Gabled porch. Parallel narrow rear range stops short of S
end. 1 ½ storeys kitchen set back at N end with gabled dormer on roof
slope and open fronted garage to N. Interior has exposed timbers, curved
tension braces in rear wall, jowled posts, clasped-purlin roof re-using
soot blackened rafters from an earlier house, face-halved bladed scarf
joint in wallplate, back-to-back fireplaces, axial beam in parlour but
cross beams in part to N of chimney bay. Former stair behind chimney.
Mortices for 4-light diamond mullioned window in rear wall.
Listing NGR: TL4363031838
Source: English Heritage
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