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Littlebury Farmhouse, Romford Road, Stanford Rivers - Epping Forest

Timber-framed house of c1540 and earlier. A lean-to roof over the single storey is not watertight and is in poor condition. The timber frame is protected by ply sheeting. The building remains unoccupied and although gutters have been cleared and vegetation cut back its condition continues to deteriorate. Discussions with owner and local planning authority are ongoing. No action/strategy identified or agreed.

Littlebury Farmhouse, Romford Road, Stanford Rivers - Epping Forest
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Littlebury, Romford Road
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade II*
  • List Entry Number: 1306771
  • Local Planning Authority: Epping Forest
  • Site Type: Domestic > Residential building


  • Building Name: Littlebury Farmhouse
  • Street Name: Romford Road
  • County: Essex
  • District / Borough: Epping Forest
  • Parish: Stanford Rivers
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Brentwood and Ongar
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Poor
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority Category: C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority Category: C
  • Owner Type: Private
  • New Entry: No

Contact Details

Sheila Stones 01223 582716

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England