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Ticehurst Farmhouse, Tostock

Description: Ticehurst Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 9 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281261

OS Grid Reference: TL9552863007
OS Grid Coordinates: 595528, 263007
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2305, 0.8617

Locality: Tostock
Local Authority: Mid Suffolk District Council
County: Suffolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP30 9PH

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Listing Text


5/158 Ticehurst Farmhouse

-- II

Farmhouse, 1599 as dated on building. 2 storeys and attics. 3-cell lobby-
entrance plan: the parlour cell to left is in the form of a short crosswing.
Timber-framed; much encased in mid C19 red brick (now painted), with a parapet
along the front. The crosswing is mainly plastered and is end-jettied at 1st
floor level back and front: the gable tie-beams of the crosswing and of the
right hand end oversail. Plaintiled roofs. An axial chimney of 1599:
orange/buff brick with 3 octagonal flues. Mid C19 small-pane sashes with flat
arched heads. C19 parapetted flat-roofed entrance porch: 6-panelled door,
the lower 4 panels fielded and the upper pair glazed. The cross-wing gable
has well-carved ornamentation associated with the carved date 1599 at the
centre of the tiebeam. At the jetty is a curved fascia with vinescroll, and a
pair of dragons at the centre; beneath the jetty are two carved console
brackets, now mainly encased in brick. The tiebeam has similar vinescroll,
and beneath are long shallow arched brackets with diagonally-set carved drop
finials at the eaves. Bargeboards also.vinescroll-car.ved; the drop finial at
the apex was renewed in C19.

Listing NGR: TL9552863007

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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