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The Farm House, Epping Upland

Description: The Farm House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 June 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 118850

OS Grid Reference: TL4273905099
OS Grid Coordinates: 542739, 205099
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7264, 0.0653

Location: Epping Upland, Essex CM16 6QN

Locality: Epping Upland
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM16 6QN

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added:

(South-East side)
The Farm House


Farmhouse, how house. Mid/late C16 with later Cl7 alterations. Restored
1988. Weatherboard over timber frame: left gable end has close studding,
with angle bracing to tie beams; elsewhere, the cill plates, wall plates, main
posts and trusses survive; C20 brick infill. Gabled old tile roof; brick
ridge stack, with diagonally-set shaft. 3-unit plan: C17 house had open hall
flanked by service bay to right and parlour to left. Aligned east-west with
west bay to left. One storey and attic; 3-window range. Two C20 doors and
C20 windows; large central dormer installed 1988. Interior: 3-bay
collar-truss roof with clasped purlins and jowled posts with angle braces to
tie beams; split oak common rafters to central and right-hand bays.
Close-studded partition between these bays with downward-curved passing braces
and doorway to front; wattle and daub infill to truss above. Right-end wall
retains close studding between tie beam and middle rail. An unsually late
example of an open hall house, which had its floor inserted in the late
C17/early C17: jointing techniques support mid/late C16 date.

Listing NGR: TL4273905099

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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