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Poplar Hall Farmhouse, Feering

Description: Poplar Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116426

OS Grid Reference: TL8810021382
OS Grid Coordinates: 588100, 221382
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8593, 0.7302

Location: Little Tey Road, Feering, Essex CO5 9RP

Locality: Feering
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9RP

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Listing Text

TL 82 SE (west side)

3/105 Poplar Hall Farmhouse


House. C15 and C17. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain
tiles. C17 main range facing SW, of one storey with attics, and C15 crosswing
to right, of 2 storeys, extending to rear; C20 internal stack at the junction;
C20 small extension with catslide roof in rear angle. Ground floor, 2 C20 bow
windows. First floor, one C20 casement, and one more in flat-roofed dormer.
C20 half-glazed door at front of gabled porch. The crosswing is jettied to the
front, with one plain bracket remaining. At the rear it has on the first floor
one C19 horizontal sash of 2 + 2 lights, and a gablet hip. The crosswing
structure is mainly concealed by plaster on the ground floor; on the upper floor
the frame is exposed internally, with jowled posts, curved braces trenched
outside heavy close studding, a cambered central tiebeam with one arched brace
exposed, another probably present within an inserted partition. Roof difficult
of access, probably of crownpost construction; the rafters of the original rear
hip are visible externally. The range to left has unjowled posts, thinner
wallplates, one chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain
joists of square section; the roof is of clasped purlin construction; many
rafters are smoke-blackened and re-used, with unsooted pegs at the apex. 2
small C20 hearths. Shown on 1843 tithe map as Old House Farm (Essex Record
Office D/CT 137). RCHM 14.

Listing NGR: TL8810021382

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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