GREAT BEELEIGH FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1257142
Date first listed:
08-Oct-1996
Statutory Address:
GREAT BEELEIGH FARMHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
GREAT BEELEIGH FARMHOUSE

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

County:
Essex
District:
Maldon (District Authority)
Parish:
Maldon
National Grid Reference:
TL 83256 07280

Details

MALDON

TL80NW BEELEIGH 574-1/1/222 Great Beeleigh Farmhouse

II

Farmhouse. C17 and c1840. Red Flemish bond brick with roofs of Welsh slate and plain tiles. EXTERIOR: 2 storeys with cellars and of 2 parallel ranges plus service wing at rear. Front range of c1840 has gabled slate roof with fascia returns on ends and 2 projecting flank chimney stacks. The front has, on 1st floor, 3 small-paned sash windows with gauged brick arches. The ground floor has 2 similar windows and central doorcase with fluted segmental-curved simplified Doric pilasters and entablature with cast-iron applied decoration of laurel wreaths, acanthus scrolls and central honeysuckle motif. The door has 2 moulded panels with semicircular heads over 2 flush panels and overlight with margin glazing bars. The rear parallel range is of slightly earlier red Flemish-bond brick with steep gables, plain tiles and angled brick eaves cornice. On the rear of this is a sash window on 1st floor above a casement with cast-iron opening light with late C17 fitting, a small area of leaded lights and iron subsidiary security bars. The rear service range is part 2-storey and part single-storey of red mid-C19 brick with a slate gabled and slate hipped roof. A large stack rises at the rear of the C17 range. Between the C17 range and service wing is a 1st-floor brick-walled room, forming open porch on ground floor. INTERIOR: front range has a central entrance hall with contemporary straight-flight staircase with column newels, stick balusters and reeded strings. The door between this and C17 range has coloured glass inserts and margin glazing. The C17 range has some exposed framing inside including a tie beam, substantial wall post and chamfered spine beam. In this part is a double walk-in larder of early C19 with fitted cupboards, drawers, and shelves. The early C19 character remains remarkably complete.



Listing NGR: TL8325607280

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
464183
Legacy System:
LBS

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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