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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: 1141246



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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: High Roothing

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1983

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 352757

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4/17 Ware Farmhouse


Hall house, early C16, altered in late C16, extended in C19 and C20. Timber- framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roof tiled. Hall of 2 bays aligned NE-SW, with parlour/solar crosswing of 3 bays at SW end, jettied to SE. Service end missing. Chimney stack inserted in NE bay of hall and floor inserted in late C16. C19 and C20 extensions to NW and NE. Three external chimney stacks. 2 storeys and single-storey with attics, roof of crosswing half- hipped. Ground floor, 3 C20 casement windows and C20 gabled porch; first floor, one C20 casement window above jetty, one in gabled dormer. Framing partly exposed internally. Jowled storey posts, curved tension bracing trenched to inside of studs. One arched brace to central tiebeam of hall. Doorhead in hall/parlour partition with flat arch. Roof of hall rebuilt as clasped purlin construction. Roof of crosswing originally of crownpost construction, but crownpost on SE tiebeam missing, others not visible. Exceptionally large binding-joist between middle and SE bays of hall, with text 'Memento mori' painted in white letters on brown ground on SE aide of it, C18 or early C19 lettering. Common joists of square and near-square section. Brickwork of inserted stack in hall fully exposed. RCHM 18.

Listing NGR: TL6014616989

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National Grid Reference: TL 60146 16989


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