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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: 1122869



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Alphamstone

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: 114796

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ALPHAMSTONE TL 83 SE 4/7 King's Farmhouse GV II House. Circa 1600. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing W, the left bay slightly earlier than the remainder. Original external chimney stack on left gable end, one C18 internal chimney stack, one external stack at right end. 4-window range of C20 casements, 6- panel door in C20 porch with octagonal posts and shallow pediment. The left stack has roll mouldings at each stage, 4 on each side, and grouped diagonal shafts. The interior has chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, similar stops on the mantel beam of the left ground floor hearth, jowled posts, some exposed framing, and one panel of original wattle and daub in attic. The wallplates of the second stage are laid over those of the first stage. Both roofs are of clasped purlin construction with curved wind bracing, some braces missing. RCHM 9.

Listing NGR: TL8616634814

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National Grid Reference: TL 86166 34814


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