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BROOK FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: BROOK FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1112137

Location

BROOK FARMHOUSE, STONES GREEN ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Oakley

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Jan-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120281

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

GREAT OAKLEY STONES GREEN ROAD TM 1827-1927 (north side) 7/39 Brook Farmhouse

- II

House. C16, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing E, with internal stack in rear part of right bay, and 2-bay crosswing to right. 3-bay rear wing behind stack, forming a T-plan. Early CL9 brick extension with slate roof in rear right angle, and C20 lean-to conservatory to rear. Large C20 extension to right. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements. First floor, one C20 casement, and 2 more in gabled dormers. 6-panel door in fluted doorcase with canopy on scrolled brackets, 1985. Pentice board on gable. Roof half-hipped at left end. The main range has chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue and notch stops, edge-halved and bridled scarfs in the wallplates, and a framed newel stair with at the top a moulded handrail and serpentine splat balusters, c.1600. The wood-burning hearth facing to left is much rebuilt; the wood-burning hearth facing to right is reduced in width, but still wide; the mantel beam is chamfered with a similar stop at one end. The crosswing has an axial beam with C20 chamfers; plain joists of square section are jointed to it on one side with soffit tenons with diminished haunches, on the other side with unrefined soffit tenons. The first-floor room of the crosswing has a chamfered tiebeam with lamb's tongue stops, and is fully lined with pine panelling, late C17/early C18. Against the attic stair is a small area of guilloche combed plaster. The rear wing has a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue and notch stops, and a face-halved and bladed scarf in one wallplate. Simple edge-halved scarfs opposite each other in both wallplates indicate that it has been extended to the rear. A panel of stick wattle and daub is exposed behind glass. All the roofs are of clasped purlin construction. The newel stair may have been built against the stack originally, forming a lobby-entrance. The rear wing, with bladed scarfs, was constructed c.1600, and later extended. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TM1861627105

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National Grid Reference: TM 18616 27105

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