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Beeches Farmhouse, Isfield

Description: Beeches Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 December 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 296383

OS Grid Reference: TQ4524720872
OS Grid Coordinates: 545247, 120872
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9690, 0.0672

Location: Isfield, East Sussex TN22 5XZ

Locality: Isfield
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN22 5XZ

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Listing Text


Beeches Farmhouse

The description should be amended to read

Farmhouse. C16 front pile, pre-1500 rear. Early C20 exterior details. Timber
framed, tile hung with brick skin rear pile, old tile roof. 2 storeys with attics, front
and rear pile forming "T" plan. Front pile to garden has 4 bay, 2 cell plan with
baffle entry with stack. 3 ground floor 3-light and 3 3-light and one 2-light leaded
casement windows in timber frames. C20 hipped porch addition. Brick stack with 2
flues, massive corbelled out cap. Central 3-light casement under hipped gable.
Hipped roof. Interior has 3 cell baffle entry plan with 2 diamond wooden mullioned
casements in ground and first floor rooms at north. Stopped and chamfered spine
beams throughout, substantial framing. Rear pile c1500 build has ground floor room
now divided into 2 with stopped and chamfered spine beams, and stopped and chamfered
joists. Substantial angle posts and plates crudely chamfered. In-built stack.
Stairs in-built in bay between c1500 and C16 build, with C20 traditional idiom,
c1600 style balusters. Paired collar and rafter roof to c1500 build, unusual Queen
post truss purlin roof of 4 bays to front pile.


Beeches Farmhouse
TQ 42 SE 26/952
Late C16 T-shaped house much altered and restored. Two storeys and attic.
Three windows. One dormer. Now tile-hung. Tiled roof. Casement windows.
Modern wing behind.

Listing NGR: TQ4524720872

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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