Description: Abbey Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280093
OS Grid Reference: TM2409177556
OS Grid Coordinates: 624091, 277556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3502, 1.2889
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TM 27 NW
5/144 Abbey Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17 core and stacks, much altered and rebuilt mid
C19. Timber framed core, encased in mid C19 white brick, now colourwashed.
Plaintiled roof with crest tiles. 2 storeys. Symmetrical facade: diagonal
brick buttresses at angles; central entrance section set forward and gabled,
with wide eaves. 3 windows, stone casements in Gothick style with cinqufoil
headed lights and square hood moulds. . 2-centre arched doorway; old plank door
with studded battens. Over the central first floor window the de la Pole
arms. 2 good stacks: that to the right gable end has 2 circular shafts with
moulded brick enrichment and star caps; that to the rear has 3 similar shafts.
C19 interior with ceilings raised. At the top of the stairs a section of C17
oak panelling. Remains of moat adjacent.
Listing NGR: TM2409177556
Source: English Heritage
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