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Description: Croom House
Date Listed: 20 September 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 167844
OS Grid Reference: SE9338665682
OS Grid Coordinates: 493386, 465682
Latitude/Longitude: 54.0786, -0.5741
SLEDMERE CROOM LANE
SE 96 SW (east side)
4/34 Croom House
Farmhouse. Late C18 with later additions and alterations. Reddish-brown
brick in Flemish bond, with red brick and ashlar dressings and Welsh slate
roof. T-shaped on plan. Main facade of 3 storeys, 2 bays, that to right
set back, and 2-bay range to left. Entrances to returns of left had bay, that to right a
6-fielded-panel door with overlight with vertical glazing bars set into
projecting porch, that to left return a board door with overlight with
vertical glazing bars under cambered head with keystone. Main facade:
ground floor has tripartite window, the centre an unequally hung, 9-pane
sash between unequally hung 3-pane sashes under elliptical arch of red
gauged brick with ashlar keystone. To right a 6-pane sash under elliptical
arch of red gauged brick with ashlar keystone. First floor,to left a
Venetian window in tooled ashlar surround, the centre a 12-pane sash with
radial glazing to head under round arch with ashlar keystone. To second
floor of left bay a 12-pane, unequally hung sash with radial glazing to head
in ashlar architrave with keystone. Right-hand bay has 12-pane round-headed
stair window between first and second floors. Stepped eaves. Hipped roof.
Ridge and side stacks. Upper storey of left range is C20 and of no special
interest. Rear facade of ashlar, 2 storeys, 2 bays. Plate-glass sashes to
each floor below flat stone arches with keystones,those to ground floor very
tall. Moulded eaves cornice.
Listing NGR: SE9338665682
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Source: English Heritage
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