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Fitzjohn's Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Great Waltham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7972 / 51°47'49"N

Longitude: 0.4286 / 0°25'42"E

OS Eastings: 567566

OS Northings: 213738

OS Grid: TL675137

Mapcode National: GBR NHD.75Z

Mapcode Global: VHJJV.C3Y3

Entry Name: Fitzjohn's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 April 1967

Last Amended: 19 June 1975

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171901

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112736

Location: Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Great Waltham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Waltham St Mary and St Lawrence with Ford End St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

5213 Fitzjohn's Farmhouse
(Formerly listed
under Pleshey)
TL 61 SE 4/423 10.4.67.


A Cl5 timber-framed and plastered hall house, altered and extended in the C16.
Apart from same modern additions at the rear and the restoration of the chimney
stacks there has not been a great deal of subsequent alteration. The east front
has projecting cross wings at the north and south ends and the addition of 2 C16
gables to the centre block. All 4 gables have the original C16 carved bargeboards
and moulded pendants. 4 window range, 3 and 4 light casements. There is a late
C16 door with 8 panels. On the main block, between the storeys, there is the
remains of a band of ornamental plasterwork. Roof tiled, the south wing is hipped
at the rear and there is a gabled dormer to the main block and a late C16 central
chimney stack with group diagonal shafts. The interior has some of the original
roof construction and there are save original doorways and blocked windows. There
is also some C16-C17 panelling. (RCHM 25).

Listing NGR: TL6756613738

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