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Greens Farmhouse and Attached Front Garden Walls, High Easter

Description: Greens Farmhouse and Attached Front Garden Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 121328

OS Grid Reference: TL6247615735
OS Grid Coordinates: 562476, 215735
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8166, 0.3558

Location: High Easter, Essex CM1 4RA

Locality: High Easter
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM1 4RA

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Listing Text


1/10 Greens Farmhouse and
attached front garden


Farmhouse. Early C16. Timber framed and plastered with peg tile roofs. Of 2
storeys and of 'U' plan form. The front long wall jettied range has a gable on
the south end and is hipped with gablet on the north. The jetty is part
underbuilt, but has original brackets on its northern half. Windows are a
mixture of casements with small panes and old leaded light casements. Small
single storey, C20 extension on south flank wall. C16 extension, or original
service block on south west corner has had its floor removed and is now open as
one space. Conventional plan form with 2 bay 'hall' and great chamber and
single bay parlour/solar and service end. Hall has chamfered spine beam and 2
original door heads leading to rear block and to contemporary stair tower with
newel stair and diamond mullioned window. One post survives of screen wall and
mortice for door head and continuous slot for former plank infill. Original
rear wall fireplace and stack with moulded mantel beam. Front wall of hall has
a probable inserted window with elaborate moulded mullions. Roof is exposed to
upper floor rooms and has simple crownposts with shallow arch braces and arch
braces to tie beams survive complete in central truss of great chamber. C18 red
brick wall encloses north and east sides of front garden. RCHM 30.

Listing NGR: TL6247615735

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Source: English Heritage

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