SCHILL'S FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123861

Date first listed: 02-Sep-1983

Statutory Address: SCHILL'S FARMHOUSE, LANHAM GREEN ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SCHILL'S FARMHOUSE, LANHAM GREEN ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Cressing

National Grid Reference: TL 79344 21072

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Details

CRESSING LANHAM GREEN ROAD TL 72 SE (east side)

1/58 Schill's Farmhouse 2.9.83

GV II

House. Late medieval, altered in C16 and C19. Mainly timber framed, partly brick, all roughcast rendered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2-bay hall facing NW, with late C16 axial stack in right bay; originally storeyed service bay to right, with C19 external stack beyond; mid-C19 brick crosswing to left of hall, projecting to front and rear of main range, with internal stack at left; C19 single-storey service wing of painted brick to rear of service bay and right end of hall, with internal stack at end. C20 single-storey lean-to extension along remainder of rear, completing an almost rectangular plan. Lean-to garage with roof of corrugated asbestos to left of crosswing. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 mid-C19 sashes of 4 lights, one C20 casement. First floor, 2 similar sashes, 2 C20 casements. Early C20 half-glazed door with sidelights at front of C19/20 hipped porch. C19 fretted bargeboards on gable of crosswing. Axial stack rebuilt in C19 from attic level. Wide wood-burning hearth in hall, facing to left, with chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue stops, reduced by modern brickwork. Late C16 inserted floor in hall, comprising a chamfered axial beam and plain joists of vertical section. The service bay has exposed studding, some of it original, and plain joists, some of horizontal section and original, lodged longitudinally; C20 grate. The left crosswing has a C20 grate, and higher storeys than the remainder. The walls of the main range have been raised to 2 full storeys, probably in the C19, and the roof is C19. Most of the interior is fully plastered, revealing little of the frame except at the service end. The service wing has a C19 bread oven to right of the stack, with cast iron door, but the rear half of the oven is closed off with brick and probably demolished beyond. An extensive collection of deeds from the 1670s, in the possession of the owner, will be deposited with Essex Record Office.

Listing NGR: TL7934421072

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 116382

Legacy System: LBS

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