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Luckinghouse Farm Oast House Approximately 8 Metres West of House, Great Maplestead

Description: Luckinghouse Farm Oast House Approximately 8 Metres West of House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 July 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114329

OS Grid Reference: TL8109234433
OS Grid Coordinates: 581092, 234433
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9788, 0.6354

Location: Great Maplestead, Essex CO9 2RE

Locality: Great Maplestead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 2RE

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Listing Text


Luckinghouse Farm
Oast House
II approx. 8 metres south-west
GV of House.

The address shall be amended to read
Luckinghouse Farm
Oast House
approx. 8 metres west
of House.


Oast House. Circa 1700. Red brick built. Late C19 re-roof. Corrugated
asbestos clad, hipped to right. Dentilled eaves cornice. Central band.
Weatherboarded gable. 2 storeys. Vertically boarded door to gable end. 2
Window openings to ground floor. Loft door and louvred opening to first floor.
A building of 4 bays, the western being the drying room. The 3 bay, 2 storey
working and storage area with heavy chamfered bridging joists to first floor.
Side purlin roof construction. Lifting hoist with original chain attached to
collar above the trap door. Clay floor. Drying room has brick internal
partition wall with central firing arch and quarter arches to right and left,
the latter now bricked up. Brick floor. Timber support beams at first floor
level, but drying floor missing. Timber framing to square ventilator opening
under present roof structure. 4 ventilator holes to north and south walls.
Scratched date "1855 MIN PCN" on interior brickwork. A hop yard adjoined the
farmyard C19 and the building is reputed to have been in use 1870. A rare
survival in Essex.

Listing NGR: TL8109234433

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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