Description: Mill Farmhouse
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281241
OS Grid Reference: TL9148866126
OS Grid Coordinates: 591488, 266126
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2600, 0.8044
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TL 96 NW THURSTON BARTON ROAD: MILL LANE
1/138 Mill Farmhouse
Former farmhouse, late C16. 2 storeys. 2-cell end-chimney plan. Timber-
framed and roughcast; much of ground storey walling rebuilt in plastered
masonry. Double-Roman pantiled roof, adapted to gambrel form in probably C19;
formerly thatched. To left is a C16 external gable chimney of red brick, with
vestigial crowstepping; the upper shaft rebuilt in C19. An axial late C18
chimney of red brick. Mid C20 steel small-pane casements. Two C19 panelled
entrance doors side-by-side: C20 plaintiled lean-to roofed glazed porch.
Unchamfered floor joists laid flat in the hall. Studwork with diamond-
mullioned window evidence. Windbraced clasped purlin roof; the rafters have
been cut above the purlins and realigned at lower pitch, perhaps c.1800. A
windmill formerly stood close by the rear of the house.
Listing NGR: TL9148866126
Source: English Heritage
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