HUNGRY HALL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123868

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1988

Statutory Address: HUNGRY HALL FARMHOUSE, WITHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: HUNGRY HALL FARMHOUSE, WITHAM 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 80267 18059

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Details

CRESSING WITHAM ROAD TL 81 NW (east side)

5/77 Hungry Hall Farmhouse

- II

House. Late C16, extended in early C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 2 bays facing SW, with early C17 3-bay extension to rear of right bay, and internal stack at the junction. C18 extension to left of main range, raised in C20, with axial stack at end, and C20 extension beyond. C19/20 single-storey range to left of rear extension, the whole forming an irregular half-H plan. 2 storeys with cellar and attic. 4 C20 casements, and 4 more in gabled dormers. C20 door with gabled canopy. 4 octagonal shafts on main stack. Jowled posts. The main range has unusual ogee braces at a shallow angle, trenched inside heavy studding. The left bay of this range has plain joists of various sections arranged longitudinally; the right bay has a chamfered axial beam with plain joists of vertical section. Both ground-floor hearths have splayed sides; small bread oven in right side of stack, incomplete. The rear range has chamfered binding beams with lamb's S tongue stops and plain joists of vertical section. The left wall of this range retains C18 zigzag patterned external plaster, now enclosed. The upper storey has similar splayed hearths, but shallower, and 2 recesses for spices or gunpowder in the right side of the stack. The rear range has one chamfered tiebeam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain attic joists. In the attic a plaster planel is inscribed 'John Searl 1752', and a similar inscription appears on a ridge tile, now inside the house. 3 early CL7 panelled oak doors. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL8026718059

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Legacy System number: 116401

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