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Description: Lime Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 281607
OS Grid Reference: TM0672066931
OS Grid Coordinates: 606720, 266931
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2617, 1.0277
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COTTON PARKER'S ROAD (off)
TM 06 NE
2/22 Lime Tree Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. C16, in 2 phases. C19 remodelling (said to be 1812).
Timber framed and rendered; slated roof with fishscale bands. A 3-cell house
with a 4th cell added to right. 2 storeys. 3 3-light and one 2-light windows
to the upper floor, all casements with trefoil Gothic heads. 4 similar but
larger windows to ground floor. 6-panel door, the top 4 panels raised and
fielded, the lower 2 flush; rectangular moulded surround. Open timber
pedimented porch with trelliswork sides and polygonal piers. Internal stack
has rectangular base of Tudor red brick and 3 square white brick shafts, set
diamondwise, with attached heads. External stack on left gable end.
Interior. All timbering exposed: good studding, middle rail, long tension
braces in one end wall. The ground floor ceilings have main beams with a wide
chamfer, cut-off stops, and plain unchamfered joists, except in the room to
the left of the stack, where the joists are chamfered and have broach stops.
Housings for several original diamond-mullioned windows, including one of 4
lights to rear. Late C17 upper ceilings. C19 shallow-pitched roof, re-using
some original rafters.
Listing NGR: TM0672066931
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Source: English Heritage
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