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Don John's Farmhouse, Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural

Description: Don John's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 115973

OS Grid Reference: TL8331328580
OS Grid Coordinates: 583313, 228580
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9256, 0.6646

Location: Greenstead Green, Essex CO6 2NP

Locality: Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO6 2NP

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Listing Text

5/134 Don John's
7.8.52 Farmhouse

- II

House. C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. Early C16 main range facing N, with off-centre axial stack. Early
C16 crosswing (but a separate build) to right, extending to rear, with C20
external stack on right flank. Late C16 crosswing to left with central stack,
extending to rear, and single-storey lean-to extension to rear, the whole
forming a half-H plan. 2 storeys. C20 casements with oak frames and leaded
lights, irregularly arranged. Off-centre C20 oak door with iron strap hinges.
2 grouped diagonal shafts on middle stack. 4 grouped diagonal shafts on left
stack, rebuilt. Diagonal shafts on C20 right stack. Weathervane at right end
of main ridge. 2 large gabled dormers to rear. The middle range has
exceptionally large beams and joists, jointed with soffit tenons with diminished
haunches. The right wing probably formed a combined parlour/service originally.
The left wing has a contemporary stack in a chimney-bay, and formed a later
parlour. Roofs destroyed by fire in C20 and rebuilt. RCHM 5, then described as
Dungeon's Farm.

Listing NGR: TL8331328580

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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