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Description: Burge End Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 May 1968
English Heritage Building ID: 163148
OS Grid Reference: TL1438432333
OS Grid Coordinates: 514384, 232333
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9777, -0.3360
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PIRTON BURGE END LANE
TL 13 SW (East side)
1/138 No. 4
27.5.68 (Burge End Farmhouse)
Farmhouse. Early C17; in late C18 refaced in brick, extended both ends,
subdivided and fireplaces added. Timber frame on stuccoed sill,
roughcast and brick built W wing. Steep old red tile roof hipped over W
end. A 2-cells and outshut, 2-storeys and attic, lobby entrance,
internal chimney plan house facing N into farmyard, with gabled stair
turret to rear of chimney, added 2-storeys W wing and lean-to E
extension. N front is 3-windows wide with 2-lights flush casement
windows to 1st floor and 3-lights to ground floor (2-lights to LH). W
wing of red brick chequered with black brick over a roughcast apron and
plinth. Entrance in middle of roughcast part with early C19 5-panels
flush beaded door (fielded cross-panel in middle), reeded surround with
corner blocks and flat hood on shaped brackets. Plan has original
parlour in room, hall/kitchen in E room with outshut at rear which has
a wide fireplace and domed brick oven. Axial beams, exposed framing with
close-spaced studs, long straight tension braces cut into backs of
studs, straight windbraces. Original staircase with closed-string,
square newels with half-baluster, symmetrical balusters, heavy rounded
handrail, obelisk finials. Massive posts and straight braces to
tie-beams. On 1st floor a chamfered brick fireplace in chamber over
parlour with depressed 4-centred head, blocked 3-lights S window with
exposed timber frame. S wall of chamber over hall has blocked 3-lights
ovolo-moulded mullioned window with iron intermediate bars. Moulded
plank doors with iron hinges. Clasped-purlin roof with thin almost
straight braces. (RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL1438432333
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