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Oak Farnhouse, Faulkbourne

Description: Oak Farnhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115387

OS Grid Reference: TL7941217358
OS Grid Coordinates: 579412, 217358
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8260, 0.6021

Location: Church Hill, Faulkbourne, Essex CM8 1SF

Locality: Faulkbourne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 1SF

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Listing Text


2/39 Oak Farmhouse

- II

House. C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing SW, with C19 external stack to
rear. 3-bay crosswing at right, extending forwards, with one-bay extension to
rear, forming a T-plan. C19 external stack to right. Single-storey extension
behind left bay of main range. C20 lean-to porch in front angle. 2 storeys. 3
C20 casements on ground floor, 4 on first floor. C20 glazed door. Crosswing
roof hipped at rear. Jowled posts, close studding, clasped purlin roof with
arched wind-bracing. The crosswing has an underbuilt jetty and shutter grooves
at the front, and blocked unglazed windows at the right side and rear. An
original partition on the ground floor between the middle and rear bays has
unusual serpentine bracing. Chamfered binding beam with plain stops, plain
joists of horizontal section. On the first floor there is a small Victorian
cast iron grate. The main range has chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue
stops, and plain joists of vertical section. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL7941217358

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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