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Description: Farmhouse at Fordstreet Farm
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161194
OS Grid Reference: TL3942024925
OS Grid Coordinates: 539420, 224925
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9054, 0.0252
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TL 32 SE BRAUGHING FORD STREET
5/17 No 7
(Farmhouse at Fordstreet
Farmhouse. Probably C15 or early C16, altered in C17 and
extended in C19. Timber frame plastered with steep old red tile
roofs. Originally a E crosswing with hall range extending to W
and facing S. Hall part rebuilt in C17 as 2 storeys and attics
with a large central chimney backing onto the cross-passage near
the W end. A 2-storeys C17 gabled wing was added extending S
from the service end. An C18 square porch in the angle. The S
front has 3 windows arranged under 3 gables with a pilastered
doorcase with entablature into the porch. The old crosswing has
a 2-light flush casement window over a 3-light casement. The
gable lighting the attic of the hall range has a small 2-light
window and there is a 3-light casement window on each floor
below. The C17 wing has a Cl9 sash window above a large canted and
parapeted bay window with sashes. The gable end to the road has
an early C18 2-storeys canted bay window with leaded casements
and a small tiled gable over. (RCHM (1911) 68: RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3942024925
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Source: English Heritage
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