Highams Farmhouse

Date:
20 Mar 2003
Location:
Highams Farmhouse, Aythorpe Roding, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6 1PF
Reference:
IOE01/10445/16
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 51 SE AYTHORPE RODING

5/8 HIGHAMS FARMHOUSE

II

Early C17 with C19 extension. Timber-framed, plastered, roof tiled, with brick extension. L-plan, comprising 3-bay SE wing of a former hall house, with brick NW wing. Two storeys. Entrance front has central 2-storey porch of plastered brick in Tudor style, C19, with original external stack to SE. Garden elevation has bay of 3 sash windows at SW end and 2 sash windows on ground floor, 3 sash windows and one arched cast iron window on first floor, all early C19. Panelling with fluted frieze, circa 1600, which RCHM reported in a garden pavilion, installed in lower SW room.

Roof rebuilt, re-using some smoke-blackened medieval rafters. Cast iron pump in wooden case against E corner. Moated site. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL5997014984

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/1982 IOE Records taken by Frank Swift; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Frank Swift. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Swift, Frank

Rights Holder: Swift, Frank

Keywords

Brick, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Tudor Hall House, Elizabethan Monument <By Form>, Stuart House, Jacobean Domestic, Dwelling, Timber Framed House, Timber Framed Building, Moat, Water Supply And Drainage, Water Pump, Pump, Water Supply Site