Description: Cottage Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 December 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 279813
OS Grid Reference: TL9969257768
OS Grid Coordinates: 599692, 257768
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1820, 0.9195
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BUXHALL MILL ROAD
TM 05 NW
2/38 Cottage Farmhouse
Farmhouse, mid C16. 3-cell plan with lobby-entrance. One storey and attics.
Timber-framed and pebbledashed. Concrete plaintiled roof, once thatched; 3
C20 small-pane casement dormers with cusped bargeboards. An axial chimney of
red brick rebuilt in C19: 3 diagonally-set square flues on a sawtooth banded
base, a similar chimney at gable to left, and two others at rear. Gabled
early C20 porch at lobby entrance; the door is probably of C16 origin, of
battened plank construction with nailheads and good strap hinges. Some heavy
unmoulded framing; chamfered 1st floor beams, and at the right hand end a pair
of basecrucks which formerly supported a half-hip. A concealed mullioned
window remains in the gable. (c.p. Leffey Hall, Brettenham Road). The left
hand section appears to contain a slightly later extended service cell.
Listing NGR: TL9969257768
Source: English Heritage
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