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Rails Farmhouse, East Hanningfield

Description: Rails Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 112537

OS Grid Reference: TL7711200855
OS Grid Coordinates: 577112, 200855
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6785, 0.5603

Location: Main Road, East Hanningfield, Essex CM3 8AU

Locality: East Hanningfield
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 8AU

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Listing Text

5213 (West Side)
Rails Farmhouse
TL 70 SE 14/89 29,12.52.
A C16 timber-framed and plastered house built on an L-shaped plan, with a cross
wing at the east end, The upper storey of the cross wing is jettied on the
north front. 2 storeys. The fenestration is C18, double-hung sashes with
glazing barn, 3 window range on the north front, the ground .storey windows are
3-light. On the 1st storey of the cross wing there are 2 original small 3-light
windows with moulded mullions. Roof tiled, hipped at the south end of the crossing.
On the east side there is a large external chimney breast with an embattled offset
and 2 square shafts diagonally set. The interior has exposed timber-framing
and a 4-centered arched open fireplace. (RCHW 3).

Rain Farmhouse and The Windmill Inn with The Post Office and The Old Forge form a group
(The Post Office is a building of local interest).

Listing NGR: TL7711200855

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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