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Description: Boards Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280637
OS Grid Reference: TM0458960679
OS Grid Coordinates: 604589, 260679
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2063, 0.9928
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OLD NEWTON SPIKES LANE, HAUGHLEY
TM 06 SW WITH DAGWORTH
- Boards Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, late C16 with early C18 alterations. Originaly of 2-cell
end-chimney plan; extended greatly to left in early C18. One storey and
attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Plaintiled roof; an axial chimney of
early C18 red brick, and internal gable chimneys to left and right. Five
gabled casement dormers. 3-light mid C20 steel small-pane casements. A
central C18 doorway at lobby-entrance position with eared architrave; C20
half-glazed panelled door. Further entrance doorways to left and right with
similar but plain architraves. The original section has heavy plain C16
framing partially exposed; unchamfered floor joists laid flat, and concealed
close-studding. In early C18 the house was extended and 3 cottages formed.
The framing has lambstongue chamfered stops, and an ovolo-moulded beam is
probably reused. A rear wing to right of red brick is of late C18/early C19
and a rear outshut was added later in C19 covering some good C18 cable-pattern
pargetting on the old rear wall.
Listing NGR: TM0458960679
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Source: English Heritage
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