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Description: Millers Farmhouse
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118557
OS Grid Reference: TQ4573493326
OS Grid Coordinates: 545734, 193326
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6199, 0.1037
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TQ 49 SE CHIGWELL GROVE LANE
5/4 Millers Farmhouse
House, late C17, altered in early C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx. E-W, aspect S, with
central entrance stair hall and 2 chimney stacks in rear wall. Single-storey
lean-to extension at it end. Single-storey lean-to extension behind W bay, C18,
of red brick with tiled roof. Small single-storey lean-to extension in NE
angle, C20, weatherboarded with corrugated iron roof. 2 storeys with attics.
6-panel flush door, top 2 panels glazed, in simple doorcase with fluted jambs
and shallow hood, early C19, 2 double-hung sash windows of 16 lights, early
C19, 2 C20 casement windows, one plain boarded door. First floor, 3 similar
sash windows. Some framing exposed internally. Transverse beans plain
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, some joists exposed, others plastered to
soffits. Jowled posts. 2 sets of wallplates, house originally single-storey
with attics, walls raised approx. 1 metre in late C17. Butt-purlin roof. Stair
from ground floor to attic with pine rail and square balusters, early C19.
Shutter of unusual type in E ground floor room, single, sliding sideways into
wall thickness, early Cl9. Bread oven at NW corner partly demolished, door
still present. Rear wall roughcast rendered.
Listing NGR: TQ4573493326
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Source: English Heritage
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