Description: Red House Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 282220
OS Grid Reference: TM3860285132
OS Grid Coordinates: 638602, 285132
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4121, 1.5070
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ILKETSHALL ST. ANDREW BECK'S GREEN ROAD
TM 38 NE
2/4 Red House Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Early C16 and early C19; L-shaped plan. 1½-storey, timber-framed
rear range, encased in C19 red brick; 2-storey red brick front range; black
glazed pantiles. The brick of the front range is laid in Flemish Bond; plain
gables and 2 end chimney stacks. Timber dentil cornice. 3 window range: 3-
light mullion-and-transome style casements with segmental arched heads to
frames and surrounds; on the ground floor a 2-light window in the same style
replaces the central entrance door. The rear range has an internal chimney-
stack with a plain shaft of Tudor red brick, corbelled at the head; 2 gabled
and weatherboarded dormers with 2-light casement windows; the remainder 3-
light Edwardian casement windows in mullion-and-transome style; half-glazed
door under a C20 open gabled porch. 3-cell plan, with timbers exposed inside.
The 2 central bays to the right of the stack, have heavy joists set flat, with
chamfer and run-off stops, and a chamfered main beam with curved stops and
bar. The open fireplace has a plain lintel. An old panelled screen was
removed and destroyed during recent restoration. The end wall of the frame
has been cut away at its junction with the C19 front. Both the side walls
have been raised; on the south the roof is now higher than on the north.
Roof-structure concealed. The house appears to have been storied from the
Listing NGR: TM3860285132
Source: English Heritage
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