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Description: Ash Tree Farm House
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280314
OS Grid Reference: TM0975774682
OS Grid Coordinates: 609757, 274682
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3301, 1.0770
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MELLIS THE COMMON (NORTH WEST
TM 07 SE SIDE)
3/26 Ash Tree Farm House
Farmhouse, latterly 2 dwellings. Early C17, altered and part reroofed C20.
Timber frames, plastered. Steeply pitched machine tiled and plaintiled roofs.
3 cell main range, originally with a unit house/dairy wing of 3 cells with a
cross passage plan. All 2 storeys. C20 openings. Main range entrance now to
right between hall and service bays, architraved panelled door, open gabled
porch, 3 light casements. Ridge stack between hall and parlour, rebuilt cap.
Right end added external stack. Unit house/dairy wing range to rear right has
slightly lower eaves and ridge. Blocked cross passage entrance towards front.
Ridge stack towards rear. Rear gable end exposed plates and purlins.
Interior: hall has stop chamfered cross axial binding beam and joists, parlour
has stop chamfered axial binding beam and joists, in both rooms close
studding, chamfered mid rails and 4-light cavetto mullioned window openings,
depressed brick arched fireplace in parlour. First floor: arched braces in
walling, 3 and 5-light diamond mullioned window openings, over parlour cranked
braces in walling and a chamfered 4 centred brick arched fireplace, reroofed
in C20. Rear wing has close studding, cross passage doorways, a stop
chamfered cross axial binding beam, cambered tie beams to side purlin roof
with arched windbraces. Partly moated site.
Listing NGR: TM0975774682
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Source: English Heritage
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