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Breach Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Easton, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9149 / 51°54'53"N

Longitude: 0.3546 / 0°21'16"E

OS Eastings: 562039

OS Northings: 226658

OS Grid: TL620266

Mapcode National: GBR NFR.SKJ

Mapcode Global: VHJJ7.349D

Entry Name: Breach Farmhouse

Listing Date: 28 June 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122182

Location: Great Easton, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Easton

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Broxted with Chickney and Tilty and Great and Little Easton

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Breach Farmhouse

TL 62 NW: 4/76


Farmhouse, c 1600, 2 storeys, timber framed and plastered. Peg tile roof, gabled at
NE and hipped over a crosswing at the SW and returns to a gable at the rear. Rear
has 2 gabled staircase towers and a kitchen-like single storey, attached block, with
part flint walling. The plan form is of the 'baffle entry' type, but with a wide
tunnel through the chimney stack forming a cross passage. The SW crosswing is fully
articulated in structure. Front has many old cast iron casements with leaded lights,
2 open, gabled C19 porches with peg tiles. Off-centre stack is contemporary and has
four square detached shafts conjoined at head. One stairtower has original newel post
and finial and arched head at ground floor entrance. The side purlin and clasped
collar roof makes use of remnants of an earlier crown post roof'.

Listing NGR: TL6203926658

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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