Description: Lambs Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 June 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279536
OS Grid Reference: TM1035771094
OS Grid Coordinates: 610357, 271094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2977, 1.0835
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THORNHAM MAGNA THE STREET (WEST SIDE)
TM 17 SW
3/80 Lamb's Farm House
House. Early C16, stack inserted early C17, extended early C19, altered C20.
Timber frame, plastered. Half hipped thatched roof. Small 5 bay, 3 cell
cross passage plan, altered to lobby entrance. Always 2 storeys throughout.
Lobby entrance to left of centre with a boarded architraved door, C19 gabled
trellissed porch with cusped bargeboarding, C19 and C20 3-light glazing bar
casements, 2 lights to right or service bay. Traces of panelled pargetting
with zigzag patterning survive. Axial ridge stack towards left inserted in
parlour. To rear left a clay lump and pantiled lean-to addition. To rear
right early C19 red brick and clay lump, pantiled 2 storey service addition
with a door towards front, further 1 storey addition. Interior: close
studding, hall has stop chamfered cross axial binding beam, chamfered mid-
rail, restored 4-centred arched door heads to screens passage, a single 4-
centred arched headed chamfered dorway to service end with trimmer joist for
original stairs, 3 and 4-light diamond, square and rectangular mullioned
window openings, chamfered 4 centred arched gauged brick fireplace to stack
replacing original smoke hood, reduced parlour has a stop chamfered cross
axial binding beam and storey posts. First floor: arched braces to open
truss, reverse curved arched bracing in closed trusses and in walling,
chamfered tie beams, always ceiled. Crown post roof, square posts with
cranked arched braces to collar purlin, downward cranked braces to tie beams,
a gap for original smoke hood.
Listing NGR: TM1035771094
Source: English Heritage
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