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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1146817
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115376
Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3
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
TL 71 NE
RANK'S GREEN (north side)
Rank's Green Farm
(Formerly listed as Rank's Green Farmhouse)
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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