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Ashes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Cressing, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8608 / 51°51'38"N

Longitude: 0.5977 / 0°35'51"E

OS Eastings: 578976

OS Northings: 221208

OS Grid: TL789212

Mapcode National: GBR QKH.7Y3

Mapcode Global: VHJJK.9HVD

Entry Name: Ashes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116363

Location: Cressing, Braintree, Essex, CM77

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Cressing

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

CRESSING ASHES ROAD
TL 72 SE (north-east side)

1/37 Ashes Farmhouse

GV II

House. C16 or earlier, extended in C19. Partly timber framed, partly of brick,
mainly roughcast rendered with some weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. 2-bay crosswing aligned NE-SW with C19 central stack, of a hall
house which formerly extended to the NW. Large C19 T-shaped extension to NW,
forming a central range and second crosswing, with internal stack at the
junction. Facing SW. 2 storeys. 4-window range of mid-C19 sashes of 4 lights.
C19 half-glazed door in gabled porch. Both crosswings project about 0.25 metre
forward of the central range, but the roof of the original right crosswing is
approx. 0.60 metre below the remainder. This crosswing has an underbuilt jetty
and deeply chamfered wallplates with step stops. Most of the frame is concealed
by modern finishes, but one stud is exposed internally on the upper storey of
the right wall, and pegging in the wallplates indicates the positions of other
studs. Roof rebuilt in clasped purlin form in C17.


Listing NGR: TL7897621208

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