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Description: Abbey Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224659
OS Grid Reference: TG1115343049
OS Grid Coordinates: 611153, 343049
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9433, 1.1411
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TG 14 SW WEYBOURNE THE STREET
4/129 Abbey Farmhouse
Farmhouse partly built over ruins of former Augustinian Priory (q.v. 41127)
Cl7 with early C19 addition. C17 range of galletted whole flint, pantiles; 3 bays. 2 storeys, chimney bay to east with high gable parapet, renewed shaft, stack removed. South facade: off centre left axial stack with chimney bay; part quoins for earlier angle near left chimney bay of alternate flints and brick, blocked first floor window to middle chimney bay, changed openings; ground floor with door to left, casement and triple casement; 2 sashes and a casement to Ist floor. Single bay double depth 2 storey addition to west return extending to north, rendered and colourwashed, unglazed black pantiles to hipped roof having wide eaves, plat band and plinth, south front with blank opening to first floor, sash with glazing bars to ground floor west return with 2 sashes each to ground and first floor. Rear to north: addition of early Cl9 of 2 bays extending to left, double leaved part glazed door with no surround to left, sash with glazing bars above and to ground floor right, blank window above right; Cl9 outshut extension of dairy to Cl7 range in flint and brick mosaic continues line of early Cl9 addition to left. Rear of C17 range in coursed flint with former openings blocked in galletted whole and knapped flint, inserted early C20 casements, door to left. Single bay It storey forward wing to left, half across chimney bay, built over ruins of Priory, flint and brick mosaic; range of Cl9 outhouses to north. Interior: wide chimney stack between bays 2 and 3, timber studded partition by stack to first floor. Straight staircase to passage between Cl7 range and early Cl9 addition, open string with ramped pine handrail and square sectioned balusters; panelled doors and doorway reveals to early Cl9 addition.
Listing NGR: TG1115343049
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Source: English Heritage
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