Upper Farm Cottage

13 Sep 2001
Upper Farm Cottage, Ashen, Braintree, Essex
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This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 74 SW ASHEN 1/1 Upper Farm Cottage II

House, early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.

2 normal bays aligned NW-SE and short chimney bay to NW, with axial chimney stack. Single-storey lean-to extension to NW, connecting with porch to SW of chimney bay. Single-storey with attics. SW elevation, C20 door, 2 C20 casement windows and one small one, one C20 casement in swept dormer. Roof half-hipped at SE end. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, exposed plain joists of horizontal section supported on pegged clamps. Large wood-burning hearth with aperture and door for bread over, but oven demolished. The original front door was to NE of the chimney stack, now blocked. RCHM 12.

Listing NGR: TL7466741908


This is part of the Series: IOE01/0254 IOE Records taken by Kate Broadbent; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England


© Mrs Kate Broadbent. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

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Photographer: Broadbent, Kate

Rights Holder: Broadbent, Kate


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