This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TL 3129 COTTERED BALDOCK ROAD (north side)
5/6 Farmhouse at Childs Farm
House. C16 or earlier, hall part fronted in brick and E wing and parallel rear wing built in early C19. Timber frame. W wing on a flint sill with tile pinnings under the sillplate and red brick angles. Roughcast with a dark weatherboarded apron. Grey brick casing to hall range and grey brick E wing and rear extension.
Steep old red tile roofs. One and a half storeys, central chimney, hall range facing S with 2-storeys jettied W crosswing and C19 2-storeys E crosswing. Entrance into E end of hall range and separate door into W crosswing. S front has 2, 3-light, gabled dormers to eaves of the hall range, 2-light and 3-light transomed casement windows with segmental arches to ground floor and 4 panel flush boarded door. Heavy brackets to jetty of W wing, step up to boarded door with a 2-light casement window with internal shutter to left. 3-light similar window to 1st floor with dripboard and bargeboard to gable. Cusped bargeboard and pendant to E wing, with a triple sash window to each floor.
Central chimney with old moulded cap to hall.
Listing NGR: TL3160329308
© Mr A. Gude. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
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Photographer: Gude, A.
Rights Holder: Gude, A.
Brick, Flint, Roughcast, Tile, Timber, Weatherboard, Medieval Hall House, Tudor Monument <By Form>, Elizabethan House, Domestic, Dwelling, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House