Building record FNM 017 - Outbuildings at Rosehill House, Farnham (18th-19th C)

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Coach house 1784; 1819 House; stable 1819;


Grid reference Centred TM 3780 6004 (10m by 30m)
Map sheet TM36SE


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Full Description

Red brick 'gentry' house c. 1819 with white brick fa├žade, now physically connected to the earlier, Rosehill Cottage (1784). The outbuildings to the East consist of a small red brick domestic stable and red brick Coach house, which adjoins the street.

The stable contains a hay loft and its own external loading door. It is a good example of an increasingly rare building type, retaining a good brick floor, narrow tack room and separate storage room, which probably operated as a chaff box. It was likely built with the house in 1819, but an earlier date cannot be ruled out.

The coach house bears a chequerboard pattern in burnt headers, matching that of the house gable of 1784 (Rosehill cottage.) and the two are almost certainly contemporary. The roof was re-built in the 20th C.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Alston, L.. 2008. Archaeological Record: Outbuildings at Rosehill House, Farnham, Suffolk.

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Record last edited

Jun 14 2016 11:45AM

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