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Description: Mabbs Farmhouse
Date Listed: 2 December 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 157559
OS Grid Reference: TL0329204625
OS Grid Coordinates: 503292, 204625
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7308, -0.5057
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BOVINGDON LONGCROFT LANE
TL 00 SW (North side)
6/32 Mabbs Farmhouse
Farmhouse, now a private house. Mid C16 with early C17 NE rear wing and
late C17 similar wing beside it on W, front cased in brick in C18/C19
century, renovated and rear part tilehung c.1975. Timber frame on brick
sill, brick infilled and tilehung at rear but red brick front. Steep
old red tile roofs and 2 internal chimneys. A long 1½ storeys house
facing S with 3 windows, 3 dormers, tiled gabled porch on 2 posts.
2-light flush casement windows with small panes. Stable type door to
kitchen at RH end of front. Timber lintels with segmental relieving
arches. A 6-bay timber frame with jowled posts, straight braces,
cambered tie beams, clasped purlin roof with straight wind braces:
sockets for 3 light diamond mullioned glazed window in rear wall
ground floor. Jowled posts and clasped purlin roof to 2-storeys NE rear
wing. Butt purlin roof to adjoining rear wing. 2 2-panel moulded doors
on 1st floor. Exposed chamfered axial and cross beams in room on E side
of central chimney. Exposed beams and joists generally.
Listing NGR: TL0329204625
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Source: English Heritage
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