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Thornes, Mayfield and Five Ashes

Description: Thornes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 297060

OS Grid Reference: TQ5615723475
OS Grid Coordinates: 556157, 123475
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9895, 0.2236

Location: Meres Lane, Mayfield, East Sussex TN21 0TY

Locality: Mayfield and Five Ashes
Local Authority: Wealden District Council
County: East Sussex
Country: England
Postcode: TN21 0TY

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Listing Text

TQ 52 SE 28/700
House, probably C17 with later cladding. Timber frame clad in brick to ground floor
and tile-hung above, half-hipped tile roof. 3-bay, two-storey lobby-entry house.
Front to lane has small lattice-pane casements, board front door with glazed panels,
and confused brickwork, with straight joints corresponding to bays, of various dates.
1st floor is bricked only to 1st bay. One chimney. The left gable end is entirely
tile hung. At rear a glazed porch with extension over in the same style, and small
pantry, under catslide roof. Inside,simple chimney breast between last two bays,
with heavy bressumer to main room. Axial beam has shield stops, but main cross
beam is unmoulded, and formerly had stud partition. Upstairs most main timbers
are visible including corner posts, 2 studs per bay apparent from peg-holes and
surviving in some cases. One middle rail survives at rear of 1st bay.

Listing NGR: TQ5615723475

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Source: English Heritage

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