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HOP GREEN FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: HOP GREEN FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1306620

Location

HOP GREEN FARMHOUSE, COLNE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Coggeshall

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 06-Sep-1988

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116113

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

TL 82 NE COGGESHALL COLNE ROAD (west side)

3/81 Hop Green Farmhouse

- II

House. Early C17, altered in late C18 and early C19, renovated c.1975. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing SW with axial stack in second bay from left end, forming a lobby-entrance. 2 storeys. Service wing of one storey and attics to rear of right end, with internal stack at end (stack rebuilt in C20). Single-storey lean-to extension in rear left angle. Early C19 ancillary range of flint and brick rubble extending to right of main range, one storey, with hipped roof. At each storey, 2 early C19 sash windows of 10+10 lights and one of 8+8 lights (frames renewed c.1975). 6-panel door, top 2 panels glazed, in moulded doorcase. Roof half-hipped at both ends. The parlour (at the left end) has a chamfered binding beam with lamb's tongue stops, a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue and roll stops, and a wide wood-burning hearth with cranked mantel beam with plain stops, and jambs of 0.33 brickwork. The room to right of the stack has a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and an C18/early C19 pine fire surround (moved from the parlour c.1975). The right end roof is wholly plastered. Early C19 straight stair to rear of middle room, with at the top a turned newel, oval-section hardwood handrail and stick balusters. One jowled post is exposed. Early floorboards on first floor. In upper rooms, 2 early C19 cast iron ducknest grates. The roof has been raised approx. 0.40 metre and the roof rebuilt in the early C19, re-using some smoke-blackened medieval rafters. The rear wing has exposed plain joists of square section jointed to the axial beam with soffit tenons with diminished haunches, and a butt-purlin roof. The Feering tithe award of 1841 shows that this house was then associated with a farm of 87 acres (Essex Record Office D/CT 137). RCHM (Feering) 10 reported that various repairs were dated 1788 and 1807; the dates are not now visible. The owner reports that all groundsills and footings and some parts of the timber frame were renewed c.1975.

Listing NGR: TL8523025594

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National Grid Reference: TL 85230 25594

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