FEN FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147598

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1987

Statutory Address: FEN FARMHOUSE, FOX STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: FEN FARMHOUSE, FOX STREET

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

County: Essex

District: Tendring (District Authority)

Parish: Ardleigh

National Grid Reference: TM 02849 27882

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History

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Details

ARDLEIGH OFF FOX STREET TM 02 NW

5/16 Fen Farmhouse

II

House. C15/C16 central range, C17 or earlier right range, C18/C19 left and rear ranges. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs, some diamond patterning to right range. Left half hip with chimney stack to right of left one storey and attic range. Central 2 storey range with rear range. Right one storey and attic range, right external chimney stack and single storey lean-to with pantile roof. Gabled dormer to right and left ranges, 1:2:1 window range, C19 2 light casements to dormers, C19 vertically sliding sashes with margins to left and central ranges. C20 3 light small paned casement to right range. Gabled painted brick porch to left range and vertically boarded door, surround with brackets to slanting canopy. Interior features include C17 inserted ceiling to right-range. Centre range with arched braces to tie beams, jowls to ground and first floor storey posts, heavy flat section ceiling beams, heavy side purlin roof. C18 vertically boarded doors. Back to back fireplace. Original dairy/kitchen with meat hooks on ceiling beams. Loft door in kitchen ceiling. Sometimes called School Farm, farmed in 1796 by Philips Bromley of Moze Hall but owned by Earls Colne Grammar School. F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in 1796", 1978.

Listing NGR: TM0284927882

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number: 120361

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Erith, F H, Ardleigh in 1796, (1978)

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