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Description: Church Farmhouse
Date Listed: 16 March 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286536
OS Grid Reference: TM2992754873
OS Grid Coordinates: 629927, 254873
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1443, 1.3590
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PETTISTREE THE STREET
TM 25 SE
16/3/66 Church Farmhouse
Farmhouse, at one time subdivided into 3 cottages but now restored to one
dwelling. Later C16 or C17 with mid-C19 facing. Timber framed with
colourwashed render and a plaintile roof, originally thatched. Two storeys
with attic. Three-cell, baffle-entry plan. Entrance front: plank doors to
far right and far left with a half-glazed doorway at left of centre, now
blocked up. In front of each door is a gabled porch supported by moulded
brackets attached to wallposts with decoratively pierced bargeboards.
Three 3-light casements to the ground floor and 3 similar windows to the
first floor. To left of centre is a gable with a 2-light attic window and
decorative bargeboards. To the ridge at right of centre is a rectangular
chimney stack with 2 octagonal flues and to the left hand gable end is a
similar stack. Left hand gable end: Flemish bond walling with central
stack with offsets and diapered diamond patterns in black brick at either
side of it. Two attic windows with cambered heads and decorative
bargeboards to the gable. Right hand gable end: 3-light ground floor
window, a 3-light first floor and a 2-light attic window. Attached at
right is a lean-to outshut of brick with a 3-light window. Rear: mostly
masked by a C20 outshut with a pantile roof and random fenestration.
Interior: Chamfered ceiling beams with end stops supported by jowled wall
posts with ogee mouldings. Chamfered joists with run-out end stops. Brick
fireplace to the hall with chamfered bressumer and coved at its top to
support the first floor hearth. Close studding to the walls. Winder
staircase leading up from the lobby to the first floor and on to the attic.
The first floor shows close studded walling with reversed arch bracing and
one 2-light window with chamfered mullions. Thin, deep collars with common
rafters showing to the attic.
Listing NGR: TM2992754873
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Source: English Heritage
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