JACOBS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1256982
Date first listed:
24-Sep-1971
Statutory Address:
JACOBS FARMHOUSE, GOLDHANGER ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
JACOBS FARMHOUSE, GOLDHANGER ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Heybridge
National Grid Reference:
TL 86202 07984

Details

MALDON

TL80NE GOLDHANGER ROAD, Heybridge 574-1/2/240 (North side) 24/09/71 Jacobs Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. Late C15 and mid C16. Timber-framed and plastered with plain tile roofs. In-line former hall house with 2-storey cross-wing at south-east end. EXTERIOR: one storey and attic. The front of the cross-wing is gabled and has a 12-pane sash window on 1st floor. The ground floor has a 3-light small-paned casement. Single-storey lean-to on its exposed side has a 3-light small-paned casement in its front wall. The main hall range has a C17 stack through front roof slope, a C17 gabled dormer with leaded-light window and 2 roof lights. The ground floor of this range has a C20 gabled porch with exposed timbers and small-paned double doors. Two C20 oriels have gables and leaded lights. The north-west end has a hipped roof with gablet and exposed framing on 1st floor over rendered ground floor; attached narrow stack, 2-light casement on 1st floor and single-light casement on ground floor with top ventilators. The rear of the cross-wing has hipped roof with gablet and a 12-pane sash window with moulded surround on 1st floor. The ground floor has a 12-pane horizontal-sliding casement window and a tiny window; to the east, the lean-to has black boarding on its rear face and a black weatherboarded C20 porch has a hipped plain tile roof. The rear of hall range has a C17 gabled dormer with pargeting of scallop pattern and sun motif in rectangle (as Saffron Waldon and north-west of Essex); also one flat-roofed dormer with small panes. Rear wall has two 2-light 12-pane horizontal-sliding casement windows and low-pitched gabled porch with small-paned casements. Dormer window above south-east lean-to under construction at time of survey. INTERIOR: substantially complete small in-line hall house probably of late C15. The house as first built had combined service/parlour chamber at north-west end and solar above of interrupted-tie-beam construction. Remnants of crown-post roof remain, with central hall crown post with octagonal shaft, crenellated and moulded capital and 2-way rising braces. The parlour/solar partition is substantially complete with arch bracing and one of two arched door heads. Floor joists over parlour half are chamfered and stopped. The unjettied cross-wing was added in mid to late C16 and had large stair well, and diamond-mullioned windows, some of which survive.

This formed new service wing and old high-end room became a larger parlour. Late C19 pump in front of front wall of cross-wing. (RCHME: Essex North-east: 1921-: 138:5).



Listing NGR: TL8620207984

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464363
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex North East, (1922), 138

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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