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OLD GIFFORDS FARMHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: OLD GIFFORDS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1255241

Location

OLD GIFFORDS FARMHOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Rother

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brightling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Feb-1996

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 459017

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History

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Details

TQ 61 NE BRIGHTLING DALLINGTON

20/10018 Old Giffords Farmhouse

II

House, formerly crosswing of mansion of which this is the remaining portion. Early C17, with minor alterations of late C17 or early C18 date and refronted in later C18 when a bakehouse was added to western end of the north elevation. Built of ashlar with half-hipped tiled roof with end gables and C17 external chimneystack to rear with 2 diagonally set stacks and late C18 bakehouse of red brick. Two storeys; front has 3 dormers, 4 small casements on first floor and 2 large cambered casements to ground floor, all with small square leaded panes. Deep plinth. Right side elevation has 2 cambered casements and cambered doorcase. Other elevations retain 5 early C 17 chamfered mullioned windows. C 18 bakehouse attached to rear is in English bond with casement windows, Interior retains a wide fireplace with timber lintel to kitchen with mark of former spit mechanism. Late C 18 roof of 7 bays of staggered butt purlin construction with a contemporary ridgeboard. The house was assessed in the 1662 Hearth Tax Returns at 7 flues but only one remains, [See ROHAS Report n91045.]



Listing NGR: TQ6867719026

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National Grid Reference: TQ 68677 19026

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