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Description: Burkett's Farmhouse
Date Listed: 23 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282114
OS Grid Reference: TM4282480777
OS Grid Coordinates: 642824, 280777
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3712, 1.5657
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TM 48 SW WESTHALL BACON'S GREEN ROAD
3/40 Burkett's Farmhouse
Former farmhouse. Mid and late C17. 2 storeys and attics. Timber-framed;
encased in later C19 red brick; clay pantiles. One internal and one end
chimney-stack, both with plain red brick shafts. 4 3-light C19 casement
windows with segmental arched heads to frames and surrounds. 2 large flat-
roofed C20 dormers. An enclosed and gabled half-glazed porch. All framing
exposed inside. The original house, in 5 bays, with a 3-cell plan and
internal stack, is unusual in having a 2-bay unheated room at the north end,
and a single-bay room on each side of the chimney stack; this arrangement is
continued on the upper floor. The upper ceilings, which are original, have
the joists set on edge. A 6-light diamond-mullioned window in each gable in
the attics, that on the south blocked by the late C17 2-bay extension to the
house, which provided an additional room on each of the floors, and is similar
to the main house in style. The roof, in 9 bays unrelated to wall bays, has
principals and slightly stepped butt purlins.
Listing NGR: TM4282480777
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Source: English Heritage
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