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Church Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in High Laver, Essex

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Coordinates

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
5/8
II

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.
RCHM 5.


Listing NGR: TL5212209064

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