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Description: Smith's Croft
Date Listed: 14 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 174838
OS Grid Reference: TQ7127752576
OS Grid Coordinates: 571277, 152576
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2466, 0.4527
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WEST FARLEIGH SMITHS HILL
TQ 75 SW
2/34 Smith's Croft
House. Early C18, with later additions and alterations. Chequered red
and grey brick to left section of main range, red and grey brick in
Flemish bond to right section. Right addition painted brick to front,
with banded plain and fishscale tiles to first floor of right gable
end. Plain tile roof. Double depth. Right section of main range
breaks forwards slightly. Right addition set back slightly from front
elevation. Main range 2 storeys, attic and basement, on galleted stone
plinth, with plat band and moulded wooden eaves cornice. Right addition
two slightly lower storeys, with plat band and cornice. Roof of main
range hipped to left, hip returning to rear. Two gables to right end.
Right addition has lower ridge, and two gables to right with moulded
bargeboards. Projecting brick stack with two diagonally-set flues to
left gable end of main range, and brick gable end stack towards rear of
left return elevation. Irregular fenestration of 4 windows, all slightly
recessed; one twelve-pane sash with segmental head to left section, two
similar sashes and blind central window to right section. Similar
arrangement to ground floor, but with eight-pane sash in blocked doorway
to left end of right section, and thick glazing bars to right end
window. Door of six fielded panels, with pilasters and triangular pediment,
to centre of right gable end of right addition. Interior not inspected.
Included for group value.
Listing NGR: TQ7127752576
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Source: English Heritage
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