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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in High Laver, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7596 / 51°45'34"N

Longitude: 0.2028 / 0°12'9"E

OS Eastings: 552122

OS Northings: 209064

OS Grid: TL521090

Mapcode National: GBR MG4.Q2H

Mapcode Global: VHHMG.G1KD

Entry Name: Church Farmhouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123929

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118079

Location: High Laver, Epping Forest, Essex, CM5

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: High Laver

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: High Laver with Magdalene Laver and Little Laver

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 521 091 HIGH LAVER Church Farmhouse

House, late C16, extended and altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with
some framing exposed externally, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays
aligned approx. E-W, aspect S, with axial chimney stack in second bay from W.
Single storey with attics. 2 storey crosswing to E, C20. Gabled porch with
door to E, 4 casement windows, all C20. First floor, one C20 casement window
and 2 more in hipped dormers. Chimney shafts of T-plan. Roof half-hipped at
W end. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, arched braces to
wallplates, clasped purlin roof, not smoke-blackened. Inserted floor in 'hall'
with axial beam plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue steps, exposed joists of
vertical section unchamfered. Winding stair to N of chimney stack giving access
to upper rooms each side of stack, early C17. This houses appears to have been
built originally with a brick chimney stack in a 'hall' open to the roof with
2 storeyed ends, floor inserted in hall and winding stair added in early C17.

Listing NGR: TL5212209064

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