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Ford House

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Engaine, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9362 / 51°56'10"N

Longitude: 0.6839 / 0°41'1"E

OS Eastings: 584596

OS Northings: 229809

OS Grid: TL845298

Mapcode National: GBR QJM.KPW

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.SLWL

Entry Name: Ford House

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123244

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115862

Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Colne Engaine

Built-Up Area: Earls Colne

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colne Engaine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(south side)

5/13 Ford House

- II

House. C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded and plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. Rectangular plan facing NE, with one axial stack to left of
middle, and one C19/20 stack at right end in front pitch of roof. Single-storey
lean-to extension at right end. 2 storeys and attic. 2-window range of early
C19 sashes of 16 lights with crown glass, and one fixed light in extension.
Off-centre door of 6 fielded panels in simple doorcase with moulded open
pediment. Front of house plastered, the remainder weatherboarded. The rear
elevation has a 4-window range of C20 casements and a C20 French window.
Formerly a miller's house, associated with watermill known as White's demolished
in 1917 (H. Benham, Some Essex Water Mills, 1976, 78). The owner reports that
newspapers dated 1770 were found under wallpaper.

Listing NGR: TL8459629809

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