Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1111189

Date first listed: 29-May-1984



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County: Essex

District: Epping Forest (District Authority)

Parish: Lambourne

National Grid Reference: TQ 47567 94128


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TQ 49 SE LAMBOURNE MANOR ROAD, 5/32 Harmes Farmhouse


House of medieval origin, now substantially C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approximately NE-SW, with axial chimney stack in SW bay. Crosswing at SW end with external chimney stack at NW gable. Single-storey lean-to extension at NE end, C19. 2 storeys. SE elevation, ground floor, 6-panel flush door with top panels glazed and shallow moulded hood, late C18, 3 C20 casement windows with shallow moulded hoods, late C18. First floor, 3 C20 casement windows and one semi- circular window with intersected tracery. Firemark embedded in plaster, with design of a phoenix with oblique spear behind and slogan 'Protection'. In NE gable 2 C18 windows, one consisting of 2 fixed lights and one wrought iron casement in hardwood frame, the other of one wrought iron casement only. Some framing exposed internally. In crosswing jowled posts and axial beams.with lamb's tongue stops. In main block, unjowled posts. Axial chimney stack late C16, much repaired at ground floor level. This house originated as a medieval hall, probably with the service end to the SW. In the late C16 a chimney stack and floor were inserted in the hall, both substantially present. In the early C17 a parlour crosswing was built at the SW end, and the NE end became the service end, as it is still. In the C18 the side walls of the hall were raised or rebuilt, to provide 2 full storeys, and the roof was rebuilt. RCHM 20.

Listing NGR: TQ4756794128


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Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

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