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Hammonds Farmhouse, Stapleford Abbotts

Description: Hammonds Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118694

OS Grid Reference: TQ4974796846
OS Grid Coordinates: 549747, 196846
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6505, 0.1631

Location: Stapleford Abbotts, Essex RM4 1RP

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

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Listing Text

2/17 Hammonds Farmhouse

House, C16, extended in C18. Timber framed, roughcast rendered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. S crosswing of 2 bays remaining from a hall house
of which the remainder has been replaced, early C16, with external chimney stack
to S, early C17. 2-bay main range on site of hall, later C16, with axial
chimney stack in N bay, c.1600. N crosswing extending to W with internal
chimney stack, C18. Stair tower in SW angle with single-storey lean-to
extension beyond. Aspect E. 2 storeys with attic. 6-panel door with'4 panels
glazed in simple doorcase with shallow hood, late C18. 3 pairs of double-hung
sash windows of 9 lights, early C19. First floor, one similar pair, one double
hung sash window of 12 lights, early C19, and one wrought iron casement, C17,
with rectangular leaded glass. Gablet at S end of roof, formed by main range
extending over lower crosswing. Hipped dormer with C20 casement window.
Grouped diagonal shafts on'main stack. N wing hipped. Some framing exposed
internally. Jowled posts. S crosswing only has curved tension braces trenched
to inside of studs, plain-chamfered bridging beam with step stops, arched mantel
beam with shallow moulding. The N end of the main range has been used as a
'smoke bay' (although structurally it is not a whole bay), leaving smoke-
blackening in that part of the roof a short phase in the later C16 before the
brick chimney stack was inserted in the same position, c.1600. Interior of
ground floor hearth plastered but not reduced in size.

Listing NGR: TQ4974796846

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Source: English Heritage

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