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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: 1123244



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Colne Engaine

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 10-Apr-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115862

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5/13 Ford House

- II

House. C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded and plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Rectangular plan facing NE, with one axial stack to left of middle, and one C19/20 stack at right end in front pitch of roof. Single-storey lean-to extension at right end. 2 storeys and attic. 2-window range of early C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown glass, and one fixed light in extension. Off-centre door of 6 fielded panels in simple doorcase with moulded open pediment. Front of house plastered, the remainder weatherboarded. The rear elevation has a 4-window range of C20 casements and a C20 French window. Formerly a miller's house, associated with watermill known as White's demolished in 1917 (H. Benham, Some Essex Water Mills, 1976, 78). The owner reports that newspapers dated 1770 were found under wallpaper.

Listing NGR: TL8459629809

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Benham, H, Some Essex Water Mills, (1976), 78

National Grid Reference: TL 84596 29809


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