Description: Whitehouse Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279860
OS Grid Reference: TM0441755094
OS Grid Coordinates: 604417, 255094
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1563, 0.9869
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COMBS MOATS TYE
TM 05 NW
2/85 Whitehouse Farmhouse
Farmhouse, mid C17 with a mid C16 wing to rear. The front range remodelled
1894 as on date plaque in gable. 2 storeys, the front range with attics.
Timber-framed, the front range encased 1894 in gault brick, the wing
plastered. Plaintiled roofs with C19 crested ridge tiles; a good mid C17
chimney of red brick with burnt headers and panelled shafts. Large-pane
sashes of 1894. Gabled plaintiled entrance porch with late C20 panelled
entrance door. The rear range is of 2 bays with heavy unchamfered floor
joists and clasped purlin roof; the open truss has a pair of cruck-like knees
up to a collar-beam, which is probably a C17 alterations. The front range has
a roof constructed mainly of rafters from a large medieval hall, smoke-
encrusted and with assembly marks of early C14 type.
Listing NGR: TM0441755094
Source: English Heritage
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