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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: 1123039



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ashen

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Aug-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114407

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TL 74 SE ASHEN LOWER STOKE ROAD South Side 2/2 Stours Farmhouse GV II

House, c.1600, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. E-W, with axial chimney stack in second bay from W end, originally forming a lobby-entrance to the N, now blocked. Rear wing to S of this stack, with chimney stack at end. Short C19 extension beyond. C20 lean-to extension, single-storey, in SE angle. 2 storeys. N elevation, ground floor, 2 C20 casement windows. First floor, one C19 horizontally sliding sash window of 8 lights, and one C20 casement window. The interior has jowled posts, curved bracing trenched inside heavy studding, plain-chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. At the head of the stair there is an original post with rounded square knob. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7515843461

Selected Sources

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

National Grid Reference: TL 75158 43461


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