Description: Primrose Farmhouse
Date Listed: 24 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281584
OS Grid Reference: TM2227765562
OS Grid Coordinates: 622277, 265562
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2433, 1.2544
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MONK SOHAM SCHOOL ROAD
TM 26 NW
2/160 Primrose Farmhouse
Farmhouse. C16. Timber framed and plastered, thatched roof. 3-cell form.
2 storeys and attic. Upper floor has a range of 4 late C19 2-light casement
windows. Ground floor has 2 3-light mullion and transom casements with C20
square-leaded glass and to the left a slatted opening. Plank door; C20 gabled
timber trellis porch, also thatched. Internal stack with original oblong shaft.
To rear of service end is a one-storey colourwashed brick addition with pantiled
roof; this has a stack with brick dated 1782. Interior: Some good studding,
with evidence for diamond-mullioned windows on both floors. Gable end wall
in service chamber has tension braces. Hall has axial bridging beam with large
chamfer and closely-spaced plain joists. Part of this room has been incorporated
into the service end and the original cross-partition on the ground floor is
lost. Plain ceiling joists in parlour. Over the hall chamber is a slightly
cambered tie beam with short arched braces to the wallposts. Later attic floor
in parlour cell has chamfered joists. Oak newel stair extending to first floor
only. Roof not examined.
Listing NGR: TM2227765562
Source: English Heritage
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