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Description: West End Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279896
OS Grid Reference: TM0080555738
OS Grid Coordinates: 600805, 255738
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1634, 0.9346
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GREAT FINBOROUGH HIGH STREET GREEN
TM 05 NW
2/121 West End Farmhouse
Farmhouse, early C16 core with major alterations, principally of early C19.
3-cell plan; an original but concealed cross-wing is at right-hand end. Two
storeys, and one storey with attics. Timber-framed, encased in C19 and mid
C20 gault brick. Roof partly plaintiled; the low-pitched C19 roof is slated,
and the entire steep rear slope concrete tiled. 2 axial chimneys of red
brick, the shaft of one was rebuilt C20 in gault brick, the other in red
brick. Early C19 small-pane sashes. C19 entrance door with 6 panels; Doric
portico porch with flat entablature on columns. An early C16 wing to right
has heavy, mainly concealed framing, unchamfered floor joists and clasped
purlin roof; inserted C17 chimney. Quite complete C16 service cell to left,
with massive floor joists and tension-braced studding. Included despite C19
and C20 alterations for good C16 work. Associated with medieval moat,
Listing NGR: TM0080555738
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Source: English Heritage
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