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Description: Coles Green Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 277410
OS Grid Reference: TM0994241772
OS Grid Coordinates: 609942, 241772
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0346, 1.0594
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TM 04 SE WASHBROOK CHATTISHAM ROAD
Coles Green Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Mid to late C16, c1800 and later. Timber framed and brick, either
rendered or painted, plaintile roofs with cresting to the ridge. L plan,
comprising C16 house with rear wing to right, and c1800 additional bay to left.
2 storeys, the facade in 3 bays, the frame in 4 bays plus a chimney bay. C20
boarded door in brick porch with hipped tiled roof. To left and right, late C19
tripartite sashes, to left hand bay an early C19 sash with glazing bars, three
similar first floor windows. Axial brick stack with rebuilt shaft between
central and right hand bays, internal stack to left gable. Right return has
first floor and attic 3-light window, small casement to left hand attic return.
2 storey rear wing, formerly the dairy, has C20 door and window and a horizontal
sliding sash. Interior. Most of frame covered, although false panelling is set
forward from the original rear wall where the frame is partly visible. Heavy
rear plinth now internal within passage. Large stack with blocked fireplaces.
Stairs behind stack. Axial chamfered beam to central room. Further stairs in
c1800 bay. The former left hand gable wall has been altered, there being 2
closely set trusses, one open, of thin scantling, one closed; the outer closed
truss has studs numbered with gouged hollows and pegs for braces, and terminates
at the wall plate. The roof partly reordered and rebuilt, possibly when the
house was extended, of 8 bays of butt and clapsed purlins, over original build,
the closed truss, now internal supported on the inner slender truss below. Rear
cross wing collar rafter roof.
Listing NGR: TM0994241772
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Source: English Heritage
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