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East Sussex
Wealden (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TQ 63065 16122



TQ 61 NW Batsford Farmhouse 8/1000


2. Farmhouse. Late medieval, possibly of 3 different builds with C16 additions at extremities. Timber framed, plastered between studwork, part weatherboarded, corrugated iron roof replacing thatch. Brick stack. 2 storeys with attics, cross passage plan with inbuilt stack bay and single cell hall with possibly additional parlour cell at right, lower end with single cell service bay at left, possibly originally further subdivided. Ground floor open with no cladding and studwork surviving on facade. Soffits of 4-centred arch of cross passage. Off centre inbuilt brick stack with richly moulded bresummer with cornice to ground floor, 4-centre chamfered arched bresummer to first floor, stone cheeks to fireplaces. In situ door off cross passage in stack bay at rear. Ground floor hall and parlour have stopped and chamfered spine beams, close set joists. Mortices for post and panel screen between hall and parlour, mortices for oriel and for sliding internal shutters in north wall plate of hall. First floor chamber above hall has mortices of 4 light diamond section mullioned window, one moulded mullion in situ. Close stud walls with passage braces on R. wall of first floor room. Wider stairs to attic in stack bay at north. Roof over earlier centre build has 3 Queen post struts supporting through clasped purlins, windbraces and ridgeless apex. Roof over R additions has close set paired rafters and collars. Roof over left service addition has single collar to principal rafter, gable run down as long outshut to ground floor level. Service wing originally floored with possibly 2 ground and one first floor chambers. Roof half hipped at R, long outshut gable at left.

Listing NGR: TQ6306516122


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

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Date: 20 Jun 2007
Reference: IOE01/15411/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Rod C. Saunders. Source Historic England Archive
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