Description: Lampits Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 July 1955
English Heritage Building ID: 281363
OS Grid Reference: TM1484667242
OS Grid Coordinates: 614846, 267242
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2614, 1.1468
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THORNDON HESTLEY GREEN (off)
TM 16 NW
3/82 Lampits Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
29.7.55 Lampits and under Baker's
Manor farmhouse. Early-mid C16 3-cell main range with alterations of c.1600.
Early C17 service wing to rear forming L-shape plan. Timber framed and
roughcast-rendered under plaintiled roof. 2 storeys and attic. Continuous
jetty to front. 5 windows, mid C20 single-paned casements. Central battened
plank door. Internal stack with plain shaft of C20 date. The parlour cell to
right is heated by a stack placed against the rear wall. Rear doorway of
c.1800 has 6-panel raised and fielded door, architrave and dentilled pediment.
Modernised interior. Hall has chamfered cross-beamed ceiling with solid
braces to wallposts; joists concealed by C17 plasterwork with moulded borders.
Tie beams in chamber above have long heavy arched braces. Studded first floor
partition between hall and service cells has 4-centre arched doorway. The
present stack seems an insertion of c.1600, perhaps preceded by a smoke bay
within a narrow bay at the opposite end of the hall. One stuccoed first floor
fireplace with ovolo-moulded 4-centred arch. Roof over front range is a
reconstruction of c.1700 or later, with stepped butt purlins. Rear wing had
2-cell form: on-edge joists; roof with 2 rows of diminished butt purlins and
Listing NGR: TM1484667242
Source: English Heritage
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