British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

The Blue House, Lambourne

Description: The Blue House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118654

OS Grid Reference: TQ4869694865
OS Grid Coordinates: 548696, 194865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6329, 0.1471

Location: Bournebridge Lane, Lambourne, Essex RM4 1LX

Locality: Lambourne
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: RM4 1LX

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Lambourne, Essex at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

TQ 49 SE LAMBOURNE The Blue House
5/35 II

Lobby-entrance house, C17, extended inn C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. NE-SW with axial chimney
stack in second bay from NE end, forming a lobby-entrance to the NW. 2 storey
lean-to rear extension for stair to SE, either original or an early alteration,
comparable with New England 'salt-box' houses. Weatherboarded extension to
SW, single storey with attics, C19. 2 storeys. NW elevation, ground floor,
tiled gabled porch, 2 C20 casement windows. First floor, 3 C20 casement
windows. Roof hipped at NE end only. Grouped diagonal chimney shafts, reduced
in height. Chamfered axial beams above ground floor rooms each side of chimney
stack, with lamb's tongue stops to SW, unstopped to NE. hearth reduced for
coal-burning grate, SW hearth altered, with inserted mantel beam (re-used
timber) and brickwork renewed above. Butt-purlin roof, re-using some smoke-
blackened medieval rafters. Attic has been lathed and plastered to rafters,
possibly for storage use, later stripped. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TQ4869694865

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.