House, formerly farmhouse. Circa early C18,
remodelled early C19. Flemish garden wall bond plum-coloured
brick. Clay plain tile roof with gabled ends. Brick gable-end
PLAN: 2-room plan with central entrance and
staircase hall, parlour on left and hall / kitchen on right with
service wing (now separate dwelling, The Cottage, not of special
interest) behind the right-hand room. Late C20 single-storey
wing added behind left room.
EXTERIOR: 3 storeys and cellar. Symmetrical
3-window north front. C19 tripartite sashes on ground floor and
first floors with cambered stuccoed heads; 3 and 2-light second
floor casements; central doorway with C20 brick gabled porch
with early C20 inner door. At rear (S), single storey late C20
wing on right; and 2-storey former service wing on right (now
separate dwelling, The Cottage).
INTERIOR: Joinery includes early C19 panelled
doors on ground floor, early C18 6-panel doors on first floor;
plank attic doors, panelled window shutters, and C20 panelling
in hall. Chimneypieces missing or replaced, except for fine
early C18 chimneypieces over mantle in left first floor chamber
with panelled pilasters and large fluted pilasters overmantel.
Good early C18 dog-leg staircase up to attic with
moulded string, heavy moulded handrail, turned balusters and
square newels. Chamfered ceiling beams. The north bay of the
roof has tie-beam and king-post truss with struts and re-used
principals; the remainder of the roof is formed by large purlins
supported on the brick cross-walls. The cellar has rendered
stone walls and brick vaults.