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Description: North Frith Farmhouse
Date Listed: 19 February 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 179440
OS Grid Reference: TQ6122150495
OS Grid Coordinates: 561221, 150495
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2309, 0.3078
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HADLOW ASHES LANE
TQ 65 SW
3/4 North Frith Farmhouse
Farm manager's house. Circa 1856. English bond brick including a great
number of burnt headers which gives a banded appearance; brick stacks and
chimneyshafts with a couple of original cream-coloured octagonal chimneypots;
Plan: Double-depth plan house facing south with a front and back room either
side of central entrance lobby and main staircase. Service rooms are those to
rear with the kitchen to left (west) having a projecting rear end stack. The
principal rooms are to the front, the left one with an axial stack, the right
one with a gable-end stack. 2 storeys.
Exterior: Symmetrical 3-window front of mostly horned 12-pane sashes with
central first floor 9-pane sash. Central doorway contains a part-glazed 4-
panel door with overlight behind a gabled brick porch with Tudor outer arch.
The two front gables have wavey bargeboard and main roof is gable-ended. The
side walls continue in the same style. There are a few C20 casements on the
right (east) end and on the back.
Interior: Contains original joinery detail.
This farm manager's house was built with the adjoining farm buildings (q.v.)
and oast(q.v.) as an attractive model farm.
Listing NGR: TQ6122150495
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Source: English Heritage
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