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Church Farmhouse, High Laver

Description: Church Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118079

OS Grid Reference: TL5212209064
OS Grid Coordinates: 552122, 209064
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7596, 0.2028

Location: High Laver, Essex CM5 0DZ

Locality: High Laver
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM5 0DZ

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Listing Text

TL 521 091 HIGH LAVER Church Farmhouse

House, late C16, extended and altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with
some framing exposed externally, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays
aligned approx. E-W, aspect S, with axial chimney stack in second bay from W.
Single storey with attics. 2 storey crosswing to E, C20. Gabled porch with
door to E, 4 casement windows, all C20. First floor, one C20 casement window
and 2 more in hipped dormers. Chimney shafts of T-plan. Roof half-hipped at
W end. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, arched braces to
wallplates, clasped purlin roof, not smoke-blackened. Inserted floor in 'hall'
with axial beam plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue steps, exposed joists of
vertical section unchamfered. Winding stair to N of chimney stack giving access
to upper rooms each side of stack, early C17. This houses appears to have been
built originally with a brick chimney stack in a 'hall' open to the roof with
2 storeyed ends, floor inserted in hall and winding stair added in early C17.

Listing NGR: TL5212209064

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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