Description: Old Limes Farmhouse
Date Listed: 13 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 312327
OS Grid Reference: SU2439553822
OS Grid Coordinates: 424395, 153822
Latitude/Longitude: 51.2830, -1.6516
COLLINGBOURNE DUCIS HIGH STREET
SU 25 SW
8/119 Old Limes Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now house. C16, and c1700. Rendered, with thatched
roof. Two storeys, 3 bays, returning by 2 bays on right. Entrance
lateral to central bay, and C20 porch. Timber casement windows,
paned to first floor. Major stack in right bay and second stack on
rear wall of lift bay. Rear wing of later date, has lateral stack.
Interior: Centre room on upper floor has tie-beam at low level,
perhaps a survival of cruck construction, and remains of stencilled
decoration of flowers and leaves, c1700, now partly obscured.
Chamfered spine beam with scoop stops on ground floor. Roof has
remains of wattle and daub chimney or narrow smoke bay at right end
of building. e
Listing NGR: SU2439553822
Source: English Heritage
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