Beaconhead Farmhouse

5 Sep 1999
Beaconhead Farmhouse, London Road, Stanway, Colchester, Essex, CO3 5LU
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.


5214 (north side) ) Beaconend Farmhouse TL 92 SE 12/1 II* 2.

Originally C14 hall house with 2 crosswings. Timber framed, clad in C18 red brick, with red plain tile roof. Crosswings originally jettied and gabled, C18 alterations underbuilt jetty and hipped roofs. Three window range, C18 double hung vertical sliding sashes with glazing bars. Gauged brick arches.

One hipped dormer. C18 pediment doorcase with foliated frieze and moulded jowls.

Early C14 west wing, with C16 crown post roof. Late C14 central hall with early C16 inserted chimney stack, with cambered mantel beam, and late C16 inserted first floor. Original crown post roof remains, with 2 tall octagonal posts with chamfered bases and capitals. East crosswing is also late C14 with an original doorway, jowled storey posts, and crown post roof. (RCHM 12).

Listing NGR: TL9530024803


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0493 IOE Records taken by Trevor Cowans; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mr Trevor Cowans. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Cowans, Trevor

Rights Holder: Cowans, Trevor


Brick, Tile, Timber, Medieval Farmhouse, Domestic, Agricultural Dwelling, Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Cross Wing House, Monument (By Form), Hall House, Jettied House, Jettied Building, Timber Framed Building, Timber Framed House