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Description: Newhouse Farmhouse
Date Listed: 11 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 117851
OS Grid Reference: TL5558502180
OS Grid Coordinates: 555585, 202180
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6968, 0.2498
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TL 5502 ONGAR MARDEN ASH
9/136 Newhouse Farmhouse
House. c.1600. Timber framed and rough rendered. Red plain tiled roof with
2 feature gables and central gabled 2 storey porch. 2 storeys and attics with
full height stair turret at rear. 2 window range of mainly original 3 or 4
light mullion windows with leaded lights. Original plank and muntin door to
porch. Various extensions incorporated at rear. Fine central 6 attached red
brick octagonal chimney shafts with moulded bases and cappings. Internally,
the storey posts are jowled and the roof is of side purlin construction. The
stair turret has octagonal central newel post and original tread and riser
stairs and mullion windows. 2 first floor back to back fireplaces have original
moulded and stop chamfered plaster surrounds. One ground floor room is fully
panelled with arabesque frieze and a very fine Jacobean fireplace with arabesque
and jewel decoration. The other fireplace with foliate carved surround. There
is another panelled room with a carved frieze. Several C18 doors and original
panelled doors, also original floorboards. A fine building of its period.
Listing NGR: TL5558502180
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Source: English Heritage
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