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Gatehouse Farmhouse

A Grade I Listed Building in Felsted, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.876 / 51°52'33"N

Longitude: 0.4601 / 0°27'36"E

OS Eastings: 569442

OS Northings: 222577

OS Grid: TL694225

Mapcode National: GBR PHS.957

Mapcode Global: VHJJG.X3LN

Entry Name: Gatehouse Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 October 1977

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122613

Location: Felsted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Felsted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Felsted Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 62 SE FELSTED GRANSMORE GREEN

4/163 Gatehouse Farmhouse
20.10.77
G.V. I

House. C1300 2 bay hall and 2 storey crosswing. Formerly jettied to east.
Mixed clay tile roofs with gabled dormer. C20 casement windows. C16 red brick
chimney stack, rebuilt at top. Crosswing was former service wing and retains
crown post roof and 1 service door with oak 4 centred head. Some original
sooted rafters to hall remain. Original first floor stair well and joists
fitted by means of soffit tenons (introduced at Winchester Cathedral by Lyngwode
A.D. 1307-9). Hall was spanned by a low tie beam mounting 2 Queen posts (which
survive complete). These are hollow octagonal with water holding bases and
capitals with half rolls and frontal fillets. Date of moulding by comparison
(Forrester: Medieval Gothic Mouldings) between c1220-c1230 at St. Alban's
Cathedral West Nave piers and c1250 at Navestock Church, Essex. S. arcade, also
of timber. Origin of house probably monastic. Design of Queen post roof is
without parallel for so early a date. RCHM 9


Listing NGR: TL6944222577

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