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Description: Blackbirds Farm House
Date Listed: 12 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 164068
OS Grid Reference: TQ1453499712
OS Grid Coordinates: 514534, 199712
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6845, -0.3446
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TQ 19 NW ALDENHAM BLACKBIRD LANE
6/21 Blackbirds Farm House
Barn, converted to house. Probably late C16 converted in C17, extended
C19, altered C20. Timber frame on brick base. Weatherboarded. Steeply
pitched machine tiled roof. 4 or 5 bays converted to 2 storey lobby
entry. Entrance to left of centre. 2 and 3-light casements. Large axial
ridge stack with rebuilt cap. To rear: catslide over C19 brick addition
to left. Further ground floor additions. Interior: English bond double
fireplace. Straight and curved braces from jowled posts to tie beams.
Ogee stop chamfered binding beam. Adjoins No. 5 Blackbird Lane. (q.v.)
which was built in the C18 to enlarge this house.
Listing NGR: TQ1453499712
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Source: English Heritage
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