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Description: Chilbrook Farmhouse
Date Listed: 7 May 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 287064
OS Grid Reference: TQ1033858439
OS Grid Coordinates: 510338, 158439
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3144, -0.4182
TQ 15 NW CHILBROOK ROAD
374-/8/10000 Chilbrook Farmhouse
House, formerly farmhouse. Early to mid C17 origin extensively rebuilt
in early C18 and now appearing predominantly of the later period,
refenestrated in C20. Red brick in Flemish bond with black brick
headers. Old tiled roof with end brick chimneystacks. 2 storeys and
attics, 3 windows. 2 gabled dormers with C19 casements on pintle
hinges and late C19 brick and wooden weatherporch with half-hipped
tiled roof. Plat band and plinth. Right hand side has lean-to early
C19 addition. C20 1-storey extension to left. Ground floor right side
room has exposed chamfered axial beam with lambs tongue stops and
floor joists. Early C18 staircase changed from well to straight flight
except for attic storey which remains in situ, 1st floor has 3 plank
door and some 2 panelled doors and early C19 firegrate. Some early C17
florboards to 1st and attic storeys, though attic roof is C18 with
through purlins. Some C17 panelling to attic. So-called "priest's
hole" at side of 1st floor brick chimney stack approached from
floorboards at attic level is, judging by C18 brickwork, more likely
to be C18 home improvement.
Listing NGR: TQ1033858439
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Source: English Heritage
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