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Description: Firtree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280673
OS Grid Reference: TM0874761342
OS Grid Coordinates: 608747, 261342
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2107, 1.0540
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STOWUPLAND SAXHAM STREET
TM 06 SE
- Firtree Farmhouse
Farmhouse, late C16 and early C17 with fragmentary C15 core. 3-cell lobby-
entrance plan. One storey and attics. Timber-framed and plastered. Concrete
pantiled roof, once thatched; an axial C17 chimney of red brick, the shaft
rebuilt above the thatch line in mid C20. 3 mid C20 gabled casement dormers.
Mid C20 casements. Mid C20 gabled porch at lobby-entrance position with
framed and boarded door. Part of a C15 2-centred arched service room doorway
is exposed, with adjacent framing; no other medieval work is visible, and
later alterations are very extensive throughout. The parlour block to right
has exposed framing of c.1600. A wide C16 open fireplace in the hall, the
lintel being cambered and having traces of early painted decoration. C17
clasped-purlin roof and service cell to left.
Listing NGR: TM0874761342
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Source: English Heritage
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