Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 July 1958
English Heritage Building ID: 220290
OS Grid Reference: TM0941589012
OS Grid Coordinates: 609415, 289012
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4589, 1.0809
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TM 06 88 BANHAM VILLAGE GREEN
13/43 Church Farmhouse
House. Early C17. Timber framed interior with lath and plaster partitions,
the whole clad with roughcast brick. Black glazed pantiled roof. Through
passage plan. 2 storeys and attic. Central 2 storey porch with flat roof.
Moulded C18 timber doorcase under flat hood and one 3-light C18 casement to
upper floor. One similar window to each side through both storeys, all with
glazing bars. Timber eaves cornice with raised diamond and floriated cross
panels to front and rear. Steeply pitched gabled roof between stepped and
parapeted gables. 3 C20 flat topped dormers. Internal gable stacks with
triple diamond flues. Rear has central opposing door and C18 renewed 2-light
cross casement windows. Gable walls have 6 blocked square windows and brick-
work of mixed bonds. 2 storey early C18 addition to north is gabled and
pantiled with entrance punched through into house interior. Interior stair
well timber framed with staircase of half-turn with quarter landings through
3 storeys. Open original fireplaces in all rooms to attic. Main bridging
beams chamfered with plain tongue stops. H hinges on surviving interior doors.
Timber frame of increased importance in upper rooms as main walls become mud
and stud : wall plate carried on arched braces from transverse frame principal
studs. Roof has tie beams, wind bracing and 2 tiers of purlins. Lower tier
butt purlins, upper ties clasped by collars.
Listing NGR: TM0941589012
Source: English Heritage
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