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Ranks Green Farm

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairstead, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8323 / 51°49'56"N

Longitude: 0.539 / 0°32'20"E

OS Eastings: 575044

OS Northings: 217901

OS Grid: TL750179

Mapcode National: GBR PJG.52N

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.96BP

Entry Name: Ranks Green Farm

Listing Date: 13 March 1986

Last Amended: 17 September 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115376

Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Fairstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fairstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 71 NE
2/23

FAIRSTEAD
RANK'S GREEN (north side)
Rank's Green Farm

(Formerly listed as Rank's Green Farmhouse)

II

House. Early C18, altered in C20. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing S, with approximately axial stack in
second bay from right, and early C19 stack in left end wall. Original
full-length lean-to at rear, forming a house comparable with the 'saltbox
houses' of New England. Large C20 gabled porch at right end. 2 storeys with
attics. 3-window range of C20 casements. 4-panel door in simple doorcase with
dentilled hood on scrolled brackets. Roof half-hipped. Pegged hardwood frame.
Chamfered axial beams with plain joists of vertical section. Clasped purlin
roof with ridge, without wind bracing. Large wood-burning hearth facing right,
the mantel bead chamfered with tomb's tongue stops. Wood-burning hearth facing
left, reduced for C19 grate. On first floor, small C18 wrought iron grate
facing left, a rare survival. Stair to rear of stack, with turned hardwood
posts and stick balusters.


Listing NGR: TL7504417901

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