Description: Beech Tree Farm Cottage
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 280472
OS Grid Reference: TM0898478962
OS Grid Coordinates: 608984, 278962
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3688, 1.0683
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TM 07 NE WORTHAM RECTORY ROAD (SOUTH EAST
1/179 Beech Tree Farm Cottage
29.7.55 (formerly listed as Beech
Wrongly shown on OS map as Ling Farm. House. Mid C17, extended and altered
C19. Timber frame with clay lump and brick additions, plastered. Steeply
pitched plaintiled and pantiled roofs. 2 cell lobby entrance plan with
service additions to form an L. 2 storeys and attic. Central entrance in a
C19 gabled porch, 6 panelled door with a rectangular fanlight, surround with
bracketed hood. 3-light part opening glazing bar casements, first floor left
is blind. Boxed eaves. Central axial ridge stack with recessed panels in
base, moulded to 4 conjoined hexagonal shafts with rebuilt oversailing caps.
Gable end pentice boards, exposed plates and double purlins. To rear centre
is an original short gabled wing, slightly lower with a first floor 3-light
casement, an early stack adjoining C19 service addition to right, a small
lean-to outshut to left. Lower 2 storey 2 cell C19 wing to rear left is brick
faced with an entrance, casements with segmental heads on ground floor, C20
addition to rear. Interior: concealed framing, all rooms have ogee and bar
stop chamfered binding beams, axial on ground floor, cross axial on first
floor, runout chamfered joists, stairs behind stack.
Listing NGR: TM0898478962
Source: English Heritage
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