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Stours Farmhouse, Ashen

Description: Stours Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 August 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114407

OS Grid Reference: TL7515843461
OS Grid Coordinates: 575158, 243461
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0618, 0.5537

Location: Ashen, Essex CO10 8JQ

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

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Listing Text

South Side
2/2 Stours Farmhouse


House, c.1600, extended in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. E-W, with axial chimney stack
in second bay from W end, originally forming a lobby-entrance to the N, now
blocked. Rear wing to S of this stack, with chimney stack at end. Short C19
extension beyond. C20 lean-to extension, single-storey, in SE angle. 2
storeys. N elevation, ground floor, 2 C20 casement windows. First floor, one
C19 horizontally sliding sash window of 8 lights, and one C20 casement window.
The interior has jowled posts, curved bracing trenched inside heavy studding,
plain-chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. At the head of the stair there
is an original post with rounded square knob. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7515843461

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Source: English Heritage

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