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Description: Elm Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 17 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165411
OS Grid Reference: SE8439620836
OS Grid Coordinates: 484396, 420836
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6772, -0.7238
SE 82 SW TWIN RIVERS GARTHORPE ROAD
1/28 Elm Tree Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now 2 houses. Mid C18 with later alterations and additions.
Orange and yellow brick in English bond. Pantile and concrete tile roof.
Double-depth plan: 2-room, central entrance-hall east front with slightly-
projecting staircase outshut to rear, and narrow adjoining outshut to rear
left; later C18-early C19 wing to left, small mid C19 canted addition to
right. 2 storeys with attic, 3 bays; symmetrical. Entrance has panelled
door (boarded over at time of resurvey) in reveal and architrave beneath
stucco flat arch. 16-pane sash to right; sash to left with 8-panes to lower
half, 2-panes to upper half; both windows in flush wooden architraves with
sills beneath stucco flat arches. 16-pane first-floor sashes in similar
surrounds to ground floor. Moulded wooden eaves board to right 2 bays;
altered eaves to left. Stone-coped gables with shaped kneelers. C20
rebuilt end stacks. Concrete tiles to left bay, pantiles to 2 right bays.
Right return: projecting ground-floor canted brick bay to right has 12-pane
sliding sash with sill beneath stucco flat arch and hipped roof. Door to
first floor (boarded over at time of resurvey) beneath segmental arch, with
small ashlar block to left: no inscription visible. Rear has round-headed
stair window with margin lights, first-floor 12-pane sliding sash to left,
16-pane sliding sash to right. Interior. Ground-floor front rooms have
chamfered spine beams, pilastered marble chimney-piece to ground floor left.
Reputed to contain good main staircase. Not fully inspected. Empty and
unoccupied at time of resurvey (April 1987).
Listing NGR: SE8439620836
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Source: English Heritage
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