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Upper Farm Cottage, Ashen

Description: Upper Farm Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114404

OS Grid Reference: TL7466741908
OS Grid Coordinates: 574667, 241908
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0480, 0.5457

Location: Upper Farm Road, Ashen, Essex CO10 8JR

Locality: Ashen
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 8JR

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Listing Text

1/1 Upper Farm Cottage


House, early C17, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
2 normal bays aligned NW-SE and short chimney bay to NW, with axial chimney
stack. Single-storey lean-to extension to NW, connecting with porch to SW of
chimney bay. Single-storey with attics. SW elevation, C20 door, 2 C20 casement
windows and one small one, one C20 casement in swept dormer. Roof half-hipped
at SE end. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops, exposed plain joists of horizontal section supported
on pegged clamps. Large wood-burning hearth with aperture and door for bread
over, but oven demolished. The original front door was to NE of the chimney
stack, now blocked. RCHM 12.

Listing NGR: TL7466741908

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Source: English Heritage

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