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Description: Potash Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 279644
OS Grid Reference: TM1979761395
OS Grid Coordinates: 619797, 261395
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2069, 1.2155
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FRAMSDEN ASHFIELD ROAD
TM 16 SE
1/25 Potash Farmhouse
Farmhouse, built in two stages: mid/late C16, and early C17. 2 storeys, 3-
cell lobby entrance plan since C17. Timber-framed and roughcast. Thatched
roof with C19 undulating bargeboards and fascia soffits. An axial C17 chimney
of red brick. Mainly C18 and C19 small-pane casements. C19 boarded entrance
door. Unmoulded framing exposed internally: the C16 hall and service cells
have arch-windbraced studwork. Coupled-rafter roof rebuilt at service cell,
and given clasped purlins in C17. The C16 house was probably built with a 2-
cell plan, with a timber framed external chimney at the right hand end of the
hall. Over both the hall and service rooms extends a 3-bay chamber with arch-
braced tie-beams. 2-bay C17 parlour cross-wing to right with on-edge floor
joists and windbraced butt-purlin roof.
Listing NGR: TM1985261003
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Source: English Heritage
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