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Description: Channel Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 February 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 166620
OS Grid Reference: TA2934119140
OS Grid Coordinates: 529341, 419140
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6528, -0.0445
SUNK ISLAND CHANNEL ROAD
TA 21 NE
10/78 Channel Farmhouse
Farmhouse. 1857 by S S Teulon for the Crown Commissioners; C20 alterations,
including partial rebuilding of north range. Red-brown brick in Flemish
bond with orange brick dressings. Concrete tile roof. Approximately L-
shaped on plan: double-depth main range with projecting wing to 2-room
principal south garden front, entrance porch to west front. 2 storeys.
Chamfered plinth. South front: 4 first-floor windows. Projecting gabled
wing to left has ground-floor brick canted bay window with 12-pane sash to
front and 8-pane sashes to sides beneath segmental arches; pair of 12-pane
sashes to right beneath segmental pointed arches. Similar slightly smaller
first-floor windows. All windows with orange rubbed-brick arches. Stepped
eaves and tumbled-in brick to gable with central decorative flush brick
round panel in yellow surround. Half-hipped roof to right. Partly-
projecting end stacks with rubbed-in brick to offsets, rebuilt top sections.
Left return, forming west entrance front, has projecting section to left
with narrower gabled full-height porch adjoining to right. Porch: flush
buttress with tumbled-in brick to offset, chamfered segmental-pointed
entrance with C20 half-glazed door beneath plain overlight; segmental-arched
panel above containing painted relief tablet with crown, royal cypher and
date, small single-light segmental-headed first-floor window, tumbled-in
brick and stepped eaves to gable. Section to left has pair of 16-pane
ground-floor windows and similar single first-floor window beneath segmental
arches, C20 low-pitched hipped roof. One of a series of mid C19 Crown
estate buildings by Teulon. See item 6/76 for sources.
Listing NGR: TA2934119140
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