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VALIANT'S 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: VALIANT'S FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1122826

Location

VALIANT'S FARMHOUSE

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Pebmarsh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114887

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

PEBMARSH TL 83 SE 4/89 Valiant's Farmhouse - II House. C15, altered in C16. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. One bay and a part of the second bay of a hall formerly of 2 bays, facing NW, with C16 external stack at rear. 2-bay crosswing to left, jettied to the front, with C16 external stack at rear end. Late C16 stair tower at rear, between these stacks C20 single-storey extensions with flat roofs at right and right rear. 2 storeys. 2 C20 casements on ground floor and one on first floor, C20 door. 2 plain brackets below jetty. Roof half-hipped at right end. External chimney stacks plastered. Jowled posts and heavy studding, exposed internally. The crosswing has a chamfered binding beam with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it with unrefined soffit tenons. Chamfered central crownpost with thin axial braces. Shutter grooves for unglazed windows above and below the jetty. Blocked unglazed window in upper left wall, and another below it converted to a C20 window, both with shutter grooves. The surviving part of the hall has an inserted floor, late C16; with all joists of horizontal section chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, supportedon pegged clamps. The hearth of the crosswing has been faced with C20 brick at the sides; the hearth of the hall has been divided into 2 and plastered internally. The stair tower retains the original newel stair, with round newel post and solid treads, a rare survival. (H. Forrester, The Timber Framed Houses of Essex, 1959, 66). RCHM 18.

Listing NGR: TL8631832936

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Forrester, H , The Timber-framed Houses of Essex, (1959), 66

National Grid Reference: TL 86318 32936

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