Wades Farm was originally one timber framed hall house, dating from the early fifteenth century, with additions in the sixteenth century. The house was altered in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, divided into five cottages before the record photographs contained in this file were taken (numbered 1-5) and then altered to form three cottages afterwards (numbered 1,2 and 4). It's likely that this set of photographs was commissioned to record the condition of the building before alteration works were to be carried out. The building is now divided into two dwellings, numbered 1 and 4.
This photographic job contains contact prints only, created from two sizes of negative.
This is part of the Volume: BF035703 1-5 Wades Farm (Cottages adjacent to King's Head PH), Chapel Road, Ridgewell; within the Sub Series: RCH01/002/042 RCHME Architectural Requests: Essex; within the Series: RCH01/002 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England: Architectural Requests; within the Collection: RCH01 Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England (RCHME) Archive
This Job contains the following materials:
© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive
People & Organisations
Photographer: Rumsey, Tony: Royal Commission On The Historical Monuments Of England
Post Medieval Hall House, Post Medieval Timber Framed House
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