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Description: Benstead Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 June 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282172
OS Grid Reference: TM3646590936
OS Grid Coordinates: 636465, 290936
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4651, 1.4797
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METTINGHAM LOW ROAD
TM 39 SE
1/21 Benstead Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16. Timber-framed, encased in brick, mostly colourwashed;
plastered gables, that to the left with applied timbering. Slated roof. 2
storeys and attic. 3-cell form with cross-passage entry. 3 windows, mid C20
3-light casements without glazing bars under segmental arches; half-glazed
entrance door. Internal stack. The main components of the frame are visible
in the upper rooms, and in the hall plain joists are exposed. Original stairs
removed. The roof structure has been renewed and a lower parallel rear wing
added in common brick, both perhaps c.1900
Listing NGR: TM3646590936
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Source: English Heritage
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