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Marsh House Farmhouse, Purleigh

Description: Marsh House Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 117428

OS Grid Reference: TQ8691298655
OS Grid Coordinates: 586912, 198655
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6556, 0.7007

Location: Lower Burnham Road, Purleigh, Essex CM3 6HQ

Locality: Purleigh
Local Authority: Maldon District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 6HQ

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Listing Text

TQ 89 NE
(north side)
5/100 Marsh House
16.5.84 Farmhouse, (Formerly
listed as Marsh
­ II
House. Early C17, extended in C18 and C19. 'timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing S, with axial stack in second bay
from left end, forming a lobby-entrance. C18 one-bay extension to right. C18
rear wing of one storey with attics to rear of main stack, with end stack, and
C19 bakehouse beyond. C18 lean-to extension in right rear angle, along full
length of main range and forming a catslide with it. C19 lean-to extension of
red brick in Flemish bond in left rear angle, forming a catslide with the main
roof. 2 storeys. 4-window range of C19 casements of 4 lights. C20 door at
front of gabled porch. The rear wing has a gambrel roof with one gabled dormer
to the right. Exposed floor joists jointed with soffit tenons with diminished

Listing NGR: TQ8691298655

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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