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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: 1147598



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

County: Essex

District: Tendring

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Ardleigh

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1987

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 120361

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5/16 Fen Farmhouse


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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TM 02849 27882


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