HIGHWOODS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1305922
Date first listed:
10-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
HIGHWOODS FARMHOUSE, RUSSELL'S ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
HIGHWOODS FARMHOUSE, RUSSELL'S ROAD

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

County:
Essex
District:
Braintree (District Authority)
Parish:
Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural
National Grid Reference:
TL 79462 29626

Details

TL 72 NE GREENSTEAD GREEN AND RUSSELL'S ROAD HALSTEAD RURAL (south-west side)

4/155 Highwoods Farmhouse

- II

House. Cl6, altered in C17/18, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. C16 3-bay crosswing of parallelogram plan aligned N-S (entrance elevation to N) with 2 external stacks to left. C17/18 wing to right (on site of former open hall) with Cl7 internal stack at the junction, and C20 extension beyond. Lean-to extension in front right angle, forming a catslide with the crosswing. Large C20 extensions of 2 and one storeys to rear right. 2 storeys. In crosswing, one-window range of early C19 sashes of 16 lights. To right of it, 2-window range of C20 casements. C20 door in catslide extension. Additional C20 door in recessed porch in right return. The C16 crosswing has chamfered axial beams with step stops, plain joists of horizontal section, some jowled storey posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs in both wallplates, clasped purlin roof. An original ground-floor partition between the 2 front bays has been removed. Groove for sliding shutter in rear wall. Brick base of bread oven behind internal stack, oven demolished. Wide wood-burning hearth facing to left, C20 grate to right.

Listing NGR: TL7946229626

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
115993
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.

End of official listing

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Date: 16 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05845/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Frank Swift. Source Historic England Archive
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