Description: The Old House
Date Listed: 18 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 221543
OS Grid Reference: TF7687433889
OS Grid Coordinates: 576874, 333889
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8734, 0.6266
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TF 73 SE BIRCHAM BIRCHAM NEWTON
7/12 The Old House.
Farmhouse. First half of C17. Flint with brick dressings to south, Flemish
bond brick to north, red pantiled roof. 2 storeys. Lobby entrance plan to
south, later extension at north. 4 ground floor 3 light C19 arched headed
casements under brick soldier arches. Central 2 leaf lobby entrance door
with moulded architrave. To north 4 panel door with architrave. 4 first
floor mid C20 metal frame casement windows. Stitching of C17 brick first
floor dressed openings at south above south window and door. C18 English
bond brick heightening and corbelling courses. Tile coped parapets. One
axial lobby entrance and one north end stack. North gable has 2 south gable,
and one blocked brick dressed attic fire windows. At rear on axis with lobby
entrance one block ground and first floor brick dressed fire window. One
further blocked C17 opening. 2 storey north-west brick wing under separate
roof pitch. Interior: centre ground floor has stopped and chamfered spine
and bressummer beams. Rear wing has first floor perhaps reused ovolo moulded
and stopped early C17 door architrave. Ridgeless butt purlin roof with
collars. Ovolo moulded and stopped door architrave.
Listing NGR: TF7687433889
Source: English Heritage
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