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Woodhouse Farmhouse, Kelvedon

Description: Woodhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 116446

OS Grid Reference: TL8261620596
OS Grid Coordinates: 582616, 220596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8541, 0.6502

Location: Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9DF

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9DF

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Listing Text


TL 82 SW

2/133 Wood house Farmhouse


House. Early C17, altered in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered with some
weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. T-plan comprising 3-bay
range facing SW with early C19 axial stack between left and middle bays, and
one-bay original rear wing with internal stack at end. C18 extension in left
rear angle. 2 storeys. One-bay wing beyond rear stack, of one storey with
attics, date uncertain. Ground floor, 2 mid-C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown
glass. First floor, 3 late C19 casements. Off-centre 6-panel door with simple
canopy on brackets, with 3 cement-rendered brick steps. The rear bay has a
gambrel roof. The right return of the main range has on the ground floor one
mid-CL9 sash of 12 lights with crown glass, in the rear elevation a 6-panel
door, the top 2 panels glazed, and the right return of the rear bay has a C19
casement and a 5-panel door, the top panel glazed. The left return of the main
range has on the ground floor one mid-C19 sash of 12 lights with crown glass,
shaped sprockets below the eaves of the C18 extension, and a 4-panel door in the
rear bay. The rear elevation of the rear bay is weatherboarded, with one C20
casement. The main range has jowled posts, close studding mainly plastered
over, but visible where enclosed by the C18 extension, a chamfered binding beam
with lamb's tongue stops, joists plastered to the soffits, and a C19 cast iron
cooking range in an early C19 fire surround. The rear wing has a large
wood-burning hearth facing to rear, reduced for a C20 grate. 2 staircases. In
the rear bay is a chamfered beam with roll stops. Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL8261620596

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Source: English Heritage

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