Description: The Elms
Date Listed: 25 January 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 201061
OS Grid Reference: TQ1954580329
OS Grid Coordinates: 519545, 180329
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5093, -0.2788
TQ 18 SE 2/85 25.1.51
Circa 1720. Brown brick with red dressings. Two storeys and attic, 5 double
hung sashes in architraves with sills, segmental arches and keystones. Basement
plinth, 6 stone steps up to door of 4 triangular and 6 rectangular fielded
panels. Rusticated door surround. Four, 2-storey Roman Doric pilasters on
plinths and surmounted by entablature with pulvinated frieze and pediment
with elliptical arched windows. Welsh slate roof, 2 segmental-headed dormers.
Left hand one-storey late C18 wing of 3 dummy segmental-arched windows. Slight
central projection, parapet. Right hand late C18 two-storey office wing with
arcaded ground floor of 6 segmental arches.
North elevation has ground floor window with architrave, consoles and segmental
hood; door with elaborate carved consoles and large hood with soffit of 6
small fielded panels.
Interior: many panelled rooms. Some original unpretentious fireplaces, fine
turned balusters and carved spandrels to cut string staircase. Late C18 drawing
room has excellent plaster walls and plaster and painted ceiling in the Adam
Listing NGR: TQ1954580329
Source: English Heritage
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