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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: 1122317



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ridgewell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114119

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TL 74 SW RIDGEWELL ASHEN ROAD 3/39 Bowles Farmhouse (formerly 21/6/62 listed under General) II

House, C16 and C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Hall range aligned approx. NE-SW, with 2-bay NE crosswing with chimney stack in NE wall, and 3-bay SW crosswing with chimney stack at junction with hall range. NW extension from NW crosswing with gambrel roof, C17, and single-storey lean-to extension beyond, roofed with red clay corrugated tiles. Single-storey extension to NE of NE crosswing, roofed with red clay corrugated tiles. Flat roofed single-storey extension to SW of SW crosswing, C20. 2 storeys. SE (garden) elevation, 2 storey splayed bay of C20 casement windows on SW crosswing, 2 other C20 casement windows on each floor. Interior much altered. The SW crosswing has a plain-chamfered beam with lamb's tongue plus bar stops. The NW extension has a beam with lamb's tongue stops. Clasped purlin roofs. The roof of the hall range has been raised by approx. 1 metre in the C18, the earlier weathering still present on the chimney stack. Some smoke-blackened medieval rafters have been re-used in this roof. RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7382241406

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National Grid Reference: TL 73822 41406


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