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Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 26 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 281333
OS Grid Reference: TM1596868761
OS Grid Coordinates: 615968, 268761
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2746, 1.1642
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RISHANGLES EYE ROAD
TM 16 NE
4/52 Church Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. C15 with later C16 alterations. Timber framed and
plastered, the right gable end cement-rendered. Pantiled roof, half-hipped to
the left. The portion of the roof to the right of the stack is less steeply
pitched towards the eaves and is said to have been damaged by fire c.1900. 1½
storeys. 3-cell form with former open hall. C19 casement windows. Mid C20
door into cross-passage. One flat-roofed half dormer. Internal stack with
rendered shaft. Unmodernised interior, much of the framing concealed. Intact
service partition with 2 fine 2-centre arched doorways. Front service room
has exposed C15 joists. The hall open truss has been removed except for a
small part of the arched braces visible on the ground floor. C16 inserted
floor with chamfered joists. Stack inserted into upper bay of open hall.
Parlour cell probably a C16 addition: chamfered-joist ceiling, exposed first
floor studding with curved braces. C16-C17 oak newel stair and a partly
exposed arched doorhead, probably C16, adjacent. Parlour end becoming
derelict at time of survey (February 1987).
Listing NGR: TM1596868761
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Source: English Heritage
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