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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1110858



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Essex

District: Maldon

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stow Maries

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-May-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 117439

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STW MARIES CROWS LANE TQ 89 NW (east side) 4/114 Wellinditch Farmhouse GV II House. Early C17. Red brick in English bond, cement-rendered, and some timber framing with weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Rectangular plan facing S, with axial stack near right end and C20 external stack to left. Reduced to a lean-to roof at right end. 2 storeys. 3-window range of C20 casements. C20 door in gabled porch. The rear elevation has 4 C20 casements on the ground floor and 3 on the first floor. The brick walls are of exceptional height and thickness, fully plastered inside except the left gable; the windows are set back in deep reveals. There are small clasping buttresses at the 2 left corners, and a string course on the left half of the front elevation, continuing round the left return, all rendered over. The right gable is timber framed and weatherboarded. Chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops at both storeys, joists plastered to the soffits. Large wood-burning hearth facing to left, altered in C20. Butt-purlin roof, reinforced after war damage. A rental of c.1616 refers to 'Wellinditche with a newly built house, 14 acres and appurtenances' and a sale catalogue of 1819 describes 'a roomy brick built farmhouse' (Essex Record Office, D/DK M.140 and B.1353).

Listing NGR: TQ8193298943

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National Grid Reference: TQ 81932 98943


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