Description: Fir Tree Farmhouse
Date Listed: 15 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 281790
OS Grid Reference: TM0158070123
OS Grid Coordinates: 601580, 270123
Latitude/Longitude: 52.2922, 0.9544
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TM 07 SW WALSHAM LE WILLOWS CROWNLAND ROAD
3/45 Fir Tree Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C17. Timber-framed and roughcast with thatched roof. 2
storeys; 3-cell lobby-entrance plan. The internal chimney-stack has a plain
shaft of old red brick; a later stack and a slated single-storey lean-to
addition on the right. 3 3-light casement windows to the upper floor, one
old, with pintle hinges, all with square leading. 3 3-light casement windows
to the ground floor, 2 with transomes and cross-bars, one with cross-bars
only. c19 entrance door with 6 flush panels. Frame in 4 bays, including a
chimney-bay. Good close-studding without visible bracing inside; to the right
of the stack, the ground floor ceiling has a main beam with chamfer and jewel
stops and plain, slightly chamfered joists. On the upper floor, a section of
good Jacobean panelling has ornate lozenges in the panels and scribed designs
on the rails and styles; one half-glazed door has panes of old bottle glass.
The house is set sideways-on to the road; a C19 single-storey addition along
the north side.
Listing NGR: TM0158070123
Source: English Heritage
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