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Description: Willow Farmhouse
Date Listed: 30 October 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 286553
OS Grid Reference: TM3011452502
OS Grid Coordinates: 630114, 252502
Latitude/Longitude: 52.1229, 1.3601
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UFFORD EAST LANE
TM 35 SW
30/10/75 Willow Farmhouse
House, formerly farmhouse. C16 and C17. Timber framed with colourwashed
render and wattle and daub and brick nogged infill exposed where the render
has been removed. Two storeys. Baffle-entry plan. Entrance front:
doorway at left of centre. To right of this are a 3-light and a 2-light
casement, of C20 date, as are all the windows of the house unless otherwise
indicated. To the left of the door is a 2-light window. The first floor
has one central 3-light window with lateral 2-light casements. Two storey
lean-to at right. At the time of resurvey (1987) a porch of breezeblocks
was being built before the doorway. To the ridge is a stack largely
rebuilt at the top in the C20 of 2 flues. Left hand gable end: three-light
ground floor casement, a similar window of less height to the first floor.
Attached at left of this is a lower wing with a cross window at right and
at left of that a C19 brick lean-to with a 3-light and a 2-light casements.
Right hand side: lean-to outshut at ground floor level but blank. Rear:
projecting wing at right with a C20 porch to its re-entrant angle of
breezeblock with French windows to the left hand flank and a 1/2-glazed
stable door to the front. At left of this at ground floor level are two 2-
light casements and a doorway at far left set in a portion of brick
walling. To the first floor above this is a cross window at left and a 3-
light C19 casement at right of this and a 2-light casement to right of
Interior: At ground floor level are massive chamfered ceiling beams,
chamfered joists with stepped lambs tongue end stops, jowled wall posts and
close studded walling. Chamfered bressumer to the hearth. To the far room
is close studded walling with one blocked window of 4 lights with diamond-
section mullions, a blocked doorway with 4-centered head and a portion of
renewed C18 close studding, with passing brace. Later C17 or C18 dairy
wing to the rear. Close studded walling to the first floor. Jowled wall
posts supporting cambered ties. Crown posts to the attic with crown purlin
and collars but no evidence of soot blackening. The western most crown
post had an arched brace joining the drown post and crown purlin. Various
blocked windows show at first floor level, three windows of 4 lights and
one of 2 lights, all having diamond-section mullions.
Listing NGR: TM3011452502
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Source: English Heritage
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