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Description: Bush Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 April 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 280977
OS Grid Reference: TM1793073175
OS Grid Coordinates: 617930, 273175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3134, 1.1958
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DENHAM THE STREET
TM 17 SE
4/36 Bush Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1600 with mid C19 alterations. Timber framed, encased in
mid C19 red brick with white brick dressings. Roof has double Roman tiles to
front and pantiles to rear. 2 storeys and attic. 3-cell, lobby entry type.
3 windows, mid C19 3-light mullion and transom casements under cambered
arches. To the left, a single-light ground floor window and a mid C20
standard window adjacent. Mid C19 porch, also housing the stair: the parapet,
with central gablet, has brick copings and finials. Mid C20 door. Shaft of
stack rebuilt mid C19: polygonal grouped flues with 2 projecting courses of
white brick and star caps. Internally only a little of the structure is
exposed and at the service end the ground floor plan has been lost. Partition
between hall and service chambers has solid curved braces between tie beam and
wallposts. Evidence for heavy tie beam braces over the hall chamber. Queen-
post roof with reverse-curved braces to the arcade plates but no bracing to
the collars. The roof was probably hipped over the service end.
Listing NGR: TM1793073175
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Source: English Heritage
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