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Description: The Limes
Date Listed: 9 June 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 162428
OS Grid Reference: TL3359637117
OS Grid Coordinates: 533596, 237117
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0164, -0.0546
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THERFIELD CHURCH LANE
9/105 The Limes
House. Late C16, extended C17. Extended and altered c.1800 and later
C19. Timber frame, rendered. Red brick additions with some weather-
boarding. Tiled roofs. Lobby entry 5 bay front range. 2 storeys.
Entrance in second bay from right in later projecting gabled porch.
Right bay has a full height canted bay with sashes. Ground floor canted
bay to left of porch, further left an entrance with a bracketed hood and
a 2 light casement. First floor centre and left 3 flush frame glazing
bar sashes. To left of centre an original small 2 light timber ovolo
moulded mullioned window frame. Right end is roughcast with sashes,
steeply pitched roof. To rear early C19 parallel red brick range. 3 bays
to garden. Recessed central entrance with a later bracketed hood,
flanking and first floor recessed glazing bar sashes with cambered
heads. End stacks. To right and slightly set back from this block is a
later C19 addition filling out a large rectangle. Ground floor brick
with French doors and a 2 light casement. First floor weatherboarded
with 3 flush frame glazing bar sashes. Slightly lower ridge than on
c.1800 block. Projects further to end than original block. Large stack
in valley between original block and late C19 block. Attached at left
end from front are outbuildings, former stabling, altered in C20.
Interior: large scantling to exposed frame, stop chamfered fireplace
lintels, bearers and joists, exposed mullioned window frames. C18
panelled room to right on ground floor with moulded cornice. First floor
chamfered brick fireplace. (Pevsner 1977).
Listing NGR: TL3359637117
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Source: English Heritage
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