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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: 1146817



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fairstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 13-Mar-1986

Date of most recent amendment: 17-Sep-1987

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115376

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TL 71 NE 2/23

FAIRSTEAD RANK'S GREEN (north side) Rank's Green Farm

(Formerly listed as Rank's Green Farmhouse)


House. Early C18, altered in C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing S, with approximately axial stack in second bay from right, and early C19 stack in left end wall. Original full-length lean-to at rear, forming a house comparable with the 'saltbox houses' of New England. Large C20 gabled porch at right end. 2 storeys with attics. 3-window range of C20 casements. 4-panel door in simple doorcase with dentilled hood on scrolled brackets. Roof half-hipped. Pegged hardwood frame. Chamfered axial beams with plain joists of vertical section. Clasped purlin roof with ridge, without wind bracing. Large wood-burning hearth facing right, the mantel bead chamfered with tomb's tongue stops. Wood-burning hearth facing left, reduced for C19 grate. On first floor, small C18 wrought iron grate facing left, a rare survival. Stair to rear of stack, with turned hardwood posts and stick balusters.

Listing NGR: TL7504417901

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National Grid Reference: TL 75044 17901


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