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Don John's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9256 / 51°55'31"N

Longitude: 0.6646 / 0°39'52"E

OS Eastings: 583313

OS Northings: 228580

OS Grid: TL833285

Mapcode National: GBR QJT.6VL

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.GVPR

Entry Name: Don John's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1170467

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115973

Location: Greenstead Green and Halstead Rural, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Greenstead Green and Halstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Greenstead Green

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 82 NW GREENSTEAD GREEN AND
HALSTEAD RURAL
5/134 Don John's
7.8.52 Farmhouse

- II

House. C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. Early C16 main range facing N, with off-centre axial stack. Early
C16 crosswing (but a separate build) to right, extending to rear, with C20
external stack on right flank. Late C16 crosswing to left with central stack,
extending to rear, and single-storey lean-to extension to rear, the whole
forming a half-H plan. 2 storeys. C20 casements with oak frames and leaded
lights, irregularly arranged. Off-centre C20 oak door with iron strap hinges.
2 grouped diagonal shafts on middle stack. 4 grouped diagonal shafts on left
stack, rebuilt. Diagonal shafts on C20 right stack. Weathervane at right end
of main ridge. 2 large gabled dormers to rear. The middle range has
exceptionally large beams and joists, jointed with soffit tenons with diminished
haunches. The right wing probably formed a combined parlour/service originally.
The left wing has a contemporary stack in a chimney-bay, and formed a later
parlour. Roofs destroyed by fire in C20 and rebuilt. RCHM 5, then described as
Dungeon's Farm.


Listing NGR: TL8331328580

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