Description: Rustic Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 311441
OS Grid Reference: SU0720861948
OS Grid Coordinates: 407208, 161948
Latitude/Longitude: 51.3566, -1.8979
ALL CANNINGS THE STREET
SU 06 SE
(south west side)
7/21 Rustic Farmhouse
Farmhouse. Late C16. Timber framed with colourwashed brick
noggings mostly replacing original wattle and daub. Thatched roof.
'T' plan with narrow central bay containing lobby entry. To right,
a parlour, to left a kitchen, and in rear brewhouse or dairy.
Lean-tos in re-entrant angles, and outbuilding to rear. Framing 3
panels high with ogee corner braces. Right bay raised later to 2
storeys and gables. Tripartite timber casement windows. Raised
flush dormer to left bay. Rear wing has blocked original window
now covered by outshut under extension of roof, and another window
over boarded front door. Norwich Union firemark.
Interior: Stair in lobby with access from original kitchen.
Parlour has chamfered chalkstone fireplace with timber lintel, the
jamb bearing scratch date of 1593, and the lintel containing
cupboard. Kitchen has large square fireplace with curing cupboard,
a small ember hearth and access to former bread oven. Chamfered
spine beam with double bar stops. Rear bay has axial gable
fireplace with a second oven, which would have projected at rear,
now removed and blocked.
Listing NGR: SU0720861948
Source: English Heritage
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