Description: Rose Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 February 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 277515
OS Grid Reference: TM2364035100
OS Grid Coordinates: 623640, 235100
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9694, 1.2544
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TM 23 NW SHOTLEY THE STREET
3/63 Rose Farmhouse
House. Early and late C16. Timber framed and plastered red plain tiled roof.
Off-centre right red brick chimneystack. 2 storeys and attics. C19 single storey
extension to left with red tiled roof. 3:4 C20 vari-light casements with transoms,
the windows to right with sidelights. Attic window to right return. C18 moulded
doorway in line with chimneystack, pediment with egg and dart ornament, 6-panel
door, the top 4 panels with raised moulded panels, the bottom 2 flush. The original
house appears to have had an end chimney plan extended later in C16 by a bay to
right. Heavy moulded ceiling to central room, ogee mould to bridging joist, hollow
chamfers to common joists, run-out stops. Back to back inglenook fireplace, simple
mantel beam to right extension. Fine cambered beam to original room with multiple
roll-moulding to base and trefoiled arcade over. The centre of this beam has been
cut away but is now restored. Chambered brick 4-centre arched surround to first
floor. C18 reeded surround with corner patera and shelf to other bedroom. Jowled
storey posts. Some original diamond mullions to first floor. Tie-beam originally
arch braced, one brace now cut away. Stepped side purlin roof, pegged at ridge,
large cambered collars. The ground and first floor rooms to right of the chimney-
stack have fine plaster ceilings with moulded panels and cornices, fleur-de-lys,
Tudor roses and bosses. Nailed and edge moulded vertically boarded door.
Listing NGR: TM2364035100
Source: English Heritage
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