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Description: Potash Farm House
Date Listed: 17 November 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 280318
OS Grid Reference: TM0875273556
OS Grid Coordinates: 608752, 273556
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3204, 1.0616
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MELLIS THE COMMON (SOUTH EAST
TM 07 SE SIDE)
3/30 Potash Farm House
Farmhouse. C17 with C16 origins probable, altered C19. Timber frame,
plastered. Thatched roof. 3 cells, once longer with left bay and stack
probably originally part of an earlier range. 2 storeys. Entrance in left
bay of main block with a part fielded 6 panelled door, recessed with
architrave, hood mould. 3-light glazing bar casements, on first floor a long
2 and 3-light window in entrance bay, ground floor hoodboards, first floor
hood moulds. Left bay has slightly lower eaves, an axial ridge stack now
extruded. Right end external stack with offsets, exposed plates. To rear of
left bay a catslide roof over a brick and clay lump lean-to outshut, central
on main range a boarded door. Interior: frame is largely concealed, runout
chamfered axial and cross axial binding beams, on first floor where main range
meets earlier bay to left are opposed base cruck blades to a raised tie beam.
Listing NGR: TM0875273556
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Source: English Heritage
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