Description: Lower Farmhouse
Date Listed: 27 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 284255
OS Grid Reference: TL8963672397
OS Grid Coordinates: 589636, 272397
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3169, 0.7808
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TL 87 SE TROSTON THE STREET (EAST SIDE)
2/62 Lower Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Circa 1600. 1 1/2 storeys. Timber-framed, partly rendered, but
mainly encased in mid C19 red brick. Roof of reed thatch with decorated ridge.
An internal chimney-stack with plain red brick shaft, and a C19 stack, set
externally on the north end wall. Early C20 4-, 3-, and 2-light mullion-and-
transome type windows with gauged heads to surrounds on ground storey: 3
gabled dormers with 3-light casement windows to upper storey: 3 eyebrow dormers
along rear slope of roof. Lobby entrance inside a mid C19 5-sided brick porch
with tented plaintiled roof. A single-storey brick lean-to, partly rendered
with pantiled roof, runs the whole length of the rear wall. Studding and main
ceiling-beams visible inside: 3-cell plan, but the third unit at north end may
be an addition. At the south end, the partition which divided the service bay
into 2 has been removed, and there is a blocked original window behind the
brick facing on the upper storey of the gable.
Listing NGR: TL8963672397
Source: English Heritage
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