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Description: Home Farm House
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164054
OS Grid Reference: TQ1712296083
OS Grid Coordinates: 517122, 196083
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6513, -0.3084
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TQ 19 NE ALDENHAM ALDENHAM ROAD
7/7 Home Farm House
House. 1879-81 by W.Butterfield for H.H.Gibbs. Polychrome brick with
sham timber framing. Tilehanging. Part old tiled, part machine tiled
roof. Domestic Revival Style. 2 storeys. Asymmetrical front with full
height entrance porch to right of centre. Chamfered surround to entrance
in 4-centred relieving arch. Diagonally set brick course to upper stage,
stone course below sham timber framed first floor with 2 small mullioned
sashes. Decorative timbers in gable jettied out on corbels. Cusped
bargeboard. To left: ground floor 2-light sash with stone sill, flat
arched head. Black brick patterning, right bay similar with narrow 1
light sash. First floor: left: sham timber frame over stone course,
right: decorative tilehanging with hipped roof to right with gablet.
Left return: ground floor double sash with black brick patterning. First
floor sash in sham timber frame, corbels to gable with cusped
bargeboard. 2 stacks to rear of main ridge, that to right with stone
offsets and caps. Simpler shaft to left. Right return: first floor
tilehanging. Gabled wing to rear. 1 storey link, extended forward in C20
to square dairy: black brick patterning, clasping brick buttresses at
angles and intermediate straight buttresses. 2 slit windows with stained
glass to each bay, stone course at sill level, stone cornice. Pyramidal
roof interrupted by louvred sham timber framed lantern. Wrought iron
finial. Interior not inspected. (P.Thompson W. Butterfield 1971).
Listing NGR: TQ1712296083
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Source: English Heritage
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