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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: 1122179



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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: East Hanningfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112537

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1. EAST HANNINGFIELD THE TYE 5213 (West Side) EAST HANNINGFIELD Rails Farmhouse TL 70 SE 14/89 29,12.52. II GV 2 A C16 timber-framed and plastered house built on an L-shaped plan, with a cross wing at the east end, The upper storey of the cross wing is jettied on the north front. 2 storeys. The fenestration is C18, double-hung sashes with glazing barn, 3 window range on the north front, the ground .storey windows are 3-light. On the 1st storey of the cross wing there are 2 original small 3-light windows with moulded mullions. Roof tiled, hipped at the south end of the crossing. On the east side there is a large external chimney breast with an embattled offset and 2 square shafts diagonally set. The interior has exposed timber-framing and a 4-centered arched open fireplace. (RCHW 3).

Rain Farmhouse and The Windmill Inn with The Post Office and The Old Forge form a group (The Post Office is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: TL7711200855

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex South East, (1923)

National Grid Reference: TL 77112 00855


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