Description: Rocks Farm
Date Listed: 6 December 1990
English Heritage Building ID: 297124
OS Grid Reference: TQ4477817958
OS Grid Coordinates: 544778, 117958
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9429, 0.0594
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ISFIELD STATION ROAD
TQ 41 NW
House. Early C18 altered early C19 on mediaeval foundations. Principal front
opposite to modern road. Ground floor of red brick with black headers in diaper
bond with mathematical tiles over. Hipped tiled roof with brick chimney stack.
2 storeys: 2, 1 windows. 1st floor has two 12-pane sashes in moulded architraves.
Ground floor has 20-light late C18 or early C19 curved bow. Street front has 2,
16-pane sashes, painted brick ground floor and tile hung 1st floor with diaper pattern
Sandstone base of earlier building. Interior features include an C18 round-beaded
china cupboard reusing 4 earlier linenfold panels with H hinges (said to be a
communion cupboard), early C19 marble fireplace, dado rail early C18, 2-panelled
door, open fireplace to kitchen and 3 plank door with old studs and pirtle hinges.
Building is on the site of the pre 1660 rectory where the grandfather of Nicholas
Culpeper the Herbalist lived.
Listing NGR: TQ4477817958
Source: English Heritage
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