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Olives Farmhouse, Stapleford Abbotts

Description: Olives Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118690

OS Grid Reference: TQ5159795337
OS Grid Coordinates: 551597, 195337
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6364, 0.1892

Location: High Willows, Stapleford Abbotts, Essex RM4 1JT

Locality: Stapleford Abbotts
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: RM4 1JT

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Listing Text

3/15 Olives Farmhouse


Crosswing of C15 hall house, with extensions of the C17/18 and C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Service crosswing
aligned approx. E-W, originally jettied to the E, of a hall house which formerly
extended to the S, demolished. Replaced on the same site by a C17/18 building
of 2 storeys with hipped roof. Internal chimney stack at the junction, blocking
the eastern of a pair of twin doors originally opening off the cross-entry of
the medieval hall into the service crosswing. 2-storey rear extension, C20.
Single-storey lean-to extension in NW angle, C20. Single-storey extension to
N, C20. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door in middle of C17/18 range, simple
doorcase with shallow hood, late C18/early C19. 3 C20 casement windows. First
floor, 4 C20 casement windows. In crosswing, exposed joists of horizontal
section, unchamfered. Some exposed heavy studding. One of a former pair of
service doorways with 4-centred arched head, blocked. Both ground floor hearths
substantially altered in C20.

Listing NGR: TQ5159795337

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Source: English Heritage

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