Upper Farm Cottage
- 13 Sep 2001
- Upper Farm Cottage, Ashen, Braintree, Essex
- Photograph (Digital)
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
© Mrs Kate Broadbent. Source: Historic England Archive
This photograph was taken for the Images of England project
Photographer: Broadbent, Kate
Rights Holder: Broadbent, Kate
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