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Description: Wanstone Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 178516
OS Grid Reference: TR3542043541
OS Grid Coordinates: 635420, 143541
Latitude/Longitude: 51.1427, 1.3643
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TR 34 SE ST MARGARETS AT CLIFFE UPPER ROAD
House. C15, rebuilt late C17 and extended mid C20. Red brick and flint
with plain tiled roof. Two storeys and basement with plat band and
corbelled eaves cornice. Lower sections of walls largely of flint with
some flint bands, the whole rebuilt with red brick in patches. Stacks
to centre left and projecting and offset at end right. Irregular
fenestration of wooden casements on each floor, and damaged panelled door
to centre right. Interior: much refitting C20,and C17; evidence remains
of timber framed house with through passage on present entry line, the
partition walls containing 1 four centred arched doorway, and slots for
lost door frames on service side. Large, braced vertical timbers also
survive in partitions, and in part in wall structure. Fine moulded
ceiling joists; inglenook fireplaces. Roof structure renewed. The house
is an ancient manorial site, abandoned and ruinous since army occupation
Listing NGR: TR3553444945
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Source: English Heritage
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