Description: Priory Farmhouse
Date Listed: 14 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281596
OS Grid Reference: TM1338271436
OS Grid Coordinates: 613382, 271436
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2996, 1.1281
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BRAISEWORTH PRIORY LANE
TM 17 SW
1/11 Priory Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16/early C17. Timber framed and plastered, pantiled roof.
2-cell, lobby entry type; the left cell originally took the form of a cross-
wing. 2 storeys and attic. 2 windows, C18 3-light casements, originally
square-leaded; ground floor windows have a transom. Gabled porch of clay lump
with a plank door. Stack has plain axial shaft, the lower portion of narrow
brick. One-storey addition to right, substantially C20. Interior. Ceiling
of room to left has C17 plasterwork: ovolo cornice to each half, with
symmetrically arranged Tudor rose and Fleur-de-lys motifs. Back-to-back first
floor fireplaces with 4-centred brick arches. Oak newel stair; C17 cupboards
underneath the lower flight have original doors. Butt purlin roof; the roof
over the left cell is a later C17 reconstruction.
Listing NGR: TM1338271436
Source: English Heritage
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