VALLEY FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122853

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1984

Statutory Address: VALLEY FARMHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: VALLEY FARMHOUSE

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Lamarsh

National Grid Reference: TL 88054 36774

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History

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Details

LAMARSH TL 83 NE 2/59 Valley Farmhouse - II House. C15, with major alterations of c.1600. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing S, with late C16 axial chimney stack near middle. C17 2-bay service wing to left, with end chimney stack, and full-height lean-to extension beyond, with corrugated iron roof. 2 storeys and attics in main house, one storey and attic in service wing. Altered c.1600 to present 2 feature fables to front, with a short space between them mainly occupied by the chimney stack. Ground floor, 3 C20 casements, one early C19 sash of 9 lights and one of 12 lights. First floor, one C19 casement in gabled dormer of service wing, one C19 horizontally sliding sash window of 12 lights, one C20 casement. Attic gables, 2 C19 casements. 4 grouped octagonal shafts. Early C20 gabled porch. The interior has jowled posts, and heavy studding with curved bracing trenched outside. The original floor at the right end has a chamfered beam with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it with unrefined soffit tenons. The inserted floor at the left end of the main house has a chamfered beam and plain joists of horizontal section supported on pegged clamps. In the rear wall at the right end an unglazed window is present below the wallplate, blocked, with one diamond mullion visible. The roof has been wholly rebuilt c.1600, the original wallplates severed by large frieze windows at back and front. The house has remained unusually unaltered since. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL8805436774

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 114848

Legacy System: LBS

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