This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.
TQ 03SW ALFOLD C.P. ROSEMARY LANE
9/29 Velhurst Farm House
Possible Hall House. Early C16, extended in later C16 and C18 and C19 to right, further extended to left in 1950's. Timber framed, clad in brick of different periods to front, brown brick extensions to left, rendered extensions to right. Plain tiled roofs, hipped over centre with gablet to front of cross wing. Originally 3 bay house, left bay now demolished and replaced with two bay cross wing to right encased in C19 extensions. Two storeys with tall, massive, inserted stack to left of centre, further stacks to front right, left end and rear. Two first floor windows and two casement windows on ground floor under wooden lintels. One first floor window in cross wing and one larger leaded casement window on ground floor. Door to right in projecting single storey porch under hipped hood continuation of roof supported on brackets. Pentice catslide to front right with flat dormer.
Gable end of left hand extensions set back. Rear - two half-hipped wings and central polygonal glazed extension. Single storey wing at right angles to rear.
Interior:- Substantial framing exposed with lamb's tongue stop chamfers to ground floor spine beam. Deep fireplace. Evidence survives of jetty on cross wing. Close stud framing on first floor over old floorboards. Jowled posts and windbracing in roof of cross wing.
Listing NGR: TQ0257633983
© Mr Tim Nichols. Source: Historic England Archive
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Photographer: Nichols, Tim
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