Description: Valley Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 286013
OS Grid Reference: TM1848549652
OS Grid Coordinates: 618485, 249652
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1020, 1.1887
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TM 14 NE WITNESHAM STRUGGLERS LANE
3/51 Valley Farmhouse
House, formerly farmhouse. C16 in 2 stages with further C17 additon. 2
storeys. Cross-passage entrance plan. Timber-framed and plastered, the
right-hand gable is jettied at 1st floor. Plaintiled roof with internal
chimney of red brick; carved C19 bargeboards with spike finial. Late C19 sash
windows. Early C20 battened and boarded entrance door. The early C16 core at
right-hand end has substantial framing and evidence for unglazed windows with
sliding shutters. In mid or late C16, a 2-cell extension of wider span was
added to left; good exposed framing to hall and service rooms, plain crown-
post roof and evidence for a cross-passage. The chimney was also inserted and
a staircase wing added to rear; in the hall is a wide fireplace with cambered
lintel. A further parlour cell was added to left in C17, with fireplace
within rear chimney.
Listing NGR: TM1848549652
Source: English Heritage
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