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Knight's Farmhouse, Colne Engaine

Description: Knight's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 April 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 115866

OS Grid Reference: TL8383130591
OS Grid Coordinates: 583831, 230591
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9434, 0.6732

Location: Colne Engaine, Essex CO6 2JG

Locality: Colne Engaine
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 2JG

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/17 Knight's Farmhouse


House. C17, altered in C18, early C19 and C20. Timber framed, clad with gault
brick in Flemish bond, painted brick and plaster, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. Main range of 6 bays facing S, with 2 axial stacks and one rear front
right corner. Single-storey extension to left, 1938. Shorter parallel range to
rear, C18 with one external stack of red brick near left end, and single-storey
lean-to extensions near it. C20 rear wing at right end with one internal stack,
and lean-to conservatory to right. 2 storeys. 6-window range of C20 sashes in
early C19 apertures. Approximately central 6-panel door with panelled jambs and
soffit, moulded flat canopy, and hinged roller blind incorporated, all early
C19. Roof hipped. In the main range one transverse beam is exposed, chamfered
without stops; 2 others are boxed in. Below roof level the timber frame,
reported to be close-studded, is wholly concealed by panelling and plaster
finishes. The roof is of joggled butt-purlin construction, the rafters set
vertically; it incorporates many re-used rafters from a medieval crownpost roof,
some smoke-blackened.

Listing NGR: TL8383130591

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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