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Description: Bridge Farmhouse
Date Listed: 22 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 279902
OS Grid Reference: TM0185456364
OS Grid Coordinates: 601854, 256364
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1686, 0.9502
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GREAT FINBOROUGH VALLEY LANE
TM 05 NW
2/127 Bridge Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. C15 with alterations of late C16 and C17. 3-cell plan.
One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Thatched roof, half-
hipped at both ends. An axial chimney of red brick with C20 rebuilt shaft,
and an end chimney to left of C18/C19 red brick. Two C20 eyebrow casement
dormers. C20 lean-to thatched entrance porch with oak plank door. A 2-bay
open hall: the open truss has part of its cambered tie-beam with thick
unchamfered arch braces. Close studding; the lower half of the original hall
window has its diamond mullions exposed and glazed. Smoke-blackening at upper
level; roof probably of coupled-rafter type. In late C16 the service cell was
demolished and 2-bay parlour block was built; 2 good diamond-mullioned
windows. Back-to-back open fireplaces and 1st floor of on-edge floor joists
inserted into hall in C17.
Listing NGR: TM0185456364
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Source: English Heritage
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