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Walker's Farmhouse, Farnham

Description: Walker's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 November 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 121841

OS Grid Reference: TL4755824596
OS Grid Coordinates: 547558, 224596
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9004, 0.1433

Location: Rectory Lane, Farnham, Essex CM23 1HY

Locality: Farnham
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM23 1HY

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Listing Text

Walker's Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
Walker's Manor House)
TL 42 SE 24/278 26.11.51

C16 timber-framed and plastered moated manor house (built circa 1560) with
C17 and various later alterations. Part of the moat remains. Originally
built on a T shaped plan with a Great Hall in the middle and a solar on
the south. Two storeys, attics and cellars. The west front has gables
at the north and south ends and there is a gabled open arched porch with
a room above. A moulded bressummer extends across the centre part of the
west front. (The upper storey was originally jettied but is now underbuilt
in brick.) Modern casement windows. Roof tiled, with 3 original chimney
stacks with octagonal shafts. The stack on the north side is circa 1700.
Original internal features include an open fireplace and much panelling.
(RCHM 2).

Listing NGR: TL4755824596

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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