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Description: Low Farmhouse
Date Listed: 18 December 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280192
OS Grid Reference: TM2557474118
OS Grid Coordinates: 625574, 274118
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3188, 1.3083
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TM 27 SE
4/72 Low Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16. To left a C19 service wing, in course of demolition at time
of survey (April 1986). Timber framed and plastered with pantiled roof. 2
storeys and attic. 3-cell, lobby entry type. Casement windows, mainly of
C18-C19 date. C19 plastered gabled porch with C19 4-panel door, the upper
panels glazed. Internal stack with rebuilt shaft. Most of ground floor
structure concealed: shaped heads to hall and parlour storey posts; remains of
cross-partition at lower end of hall has one square-headed service doorway
with original door. Good C16 newel stair: adjacent cupboards have butterfly
and H-type hinges. Intact first floor frame with reversed bracing. Original
attic floor with plain joists (where visible). Solid-tread attic stair with
early door. Chamfered-mullion windows in both gables. Roof has a single row
of clasped purlins and arched wind-bracing.
Listing NGR: TM2557474118
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Source: English Heritage
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