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House. Late C16 with probable early C16 rear wing to hall range and later rear range to cross wing. C19 additions to rear. Renovated 1970s. Timber-framed, part rendered. C19 sections in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. Two storeys, attic to front range. Hall with jettied cross wing to left with attached gabled ranges to rear. C19 extensions in Tudor style. Front range: close studding. C20 Tudor-arched entrance under hood adjacent to cross wing.

Details

House. Late C16 construction with probable early C16 rear wing to hall range and later rear range to cross wing. C19 additions to rear. Renovated 1970s. Timber-framed, part rendered. C19 sections in painted brick. Plain tile roof. Red brick stacks. Two storeys, attic to front range. Hall with jettied cross wing to left with attached gabled ranges to rear. C19 extensions in Tudor style. Front range: close studding. C20 Tudor-arched entrance under hood adjacent to cross wing. C20 mullion and transom windows with mullioned side lights, largely in original openings throughout. C20 moulded bressummer to first floor. Cross wing has C20 oriel window with mullioned side lights. Jettied first floor with moulded bressummer. Similar first floor window and 5-light mullion window to jettied gable with moulded bressummer, C19 bargeboards and finial. Swept roof. Paired octagonal ridge stacks to rear. Left return underbuilt in painted brick. Range to rear of hall slightly lower. Close studding. Restored mullion windows. Large ridge stack adjacent to front range with 6 octagonal shafts. Range to rear of cross wing rendered with large C20 stair window. Interior: front range, moulded beams and exposed joists. Chamfered brick Tudor-arched fireplace to hall flanked by Tudor-arched doorwlays to rear wing. Further chamfered basket-arched fireplace to cross wing. Rear wing: inglenook with chamfered bressummer. Studded walls, moulded beams and joists. Probably inserted C17 panelling. 5-light ovolo mullion window to original rear wall now backing onto stair hall. Stair hall range: studded rear wall of cross wing with C20 painted decoration exposed in stair hall. C20 staircase. First floor: chamfered beams and exposed joists. Fireplace with painted basket arch with ovolo moulding in chamfered square surround with stepped stops. Similar fireplace to rear wall of cross wing which has probably inserted C17 panelling with cornice and some strapwork panels. Rear range has C20 replica crown post roof. Clasped purlin roof with wind braces to front range. Several moulded and studded plank doors. Small chamfered basket-arched fireplace to attic of cross wing. Extensively renovated and restored 1970s, the house contains several other imported features.

  • Historic England Reference: 1285872
 

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