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The Farm House

A Grade II Listed Building in Epping Upland, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7264 / 51°43'35"N

Longitude: 0.0653 / 0°3'55"E

OS Eastings: 542739

OS Northings: 205099

OS Grid: TL427050

Mapcode National: GBR LF0.RBM

Mapcode Global: VHHMD.2VWW

Entry Name: The Farm House

Listing Date: 10 June 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337310

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118850

Location: Epping Upland, Epping Forest, Essex, CM16

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Epping Upland

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Epping Upland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

The following item shall be added:

(South-East side)
The Farm House


Farmhouse, how house. Mid/late C16 with later Cl7 alterations. Restored
1988. Weatherboard over timber frame: left gable end has close studding,
with angle bracing to tie beams; elsewhere, the cill plates, wall plates, main
posts and trusses survive; C20 brick infill. Gabled old tile roof; brick
ridge stack, with diagonally-set shaft. 3-unit plan: C17 house had open hall
flanked by service bay to right and parlour to left. Aligned east-west with
west bay to left. One storey and attic; 3-window range. Two C20 doors and
C20 windows; large central dormer installed 1988. Interior: 3-bay
collar-truss roof with clasped purlins and jowled posts with angle braces to
tie beams; split oak common rafters to central and right-hand bays.
Close-studded partition between these bays with downward-curved passing braces
and doorway to front; wattle and daub infill to truss above. Right-end wall
retains close studding between tie beam and middle rail. An unsually late
example of an open hall house, which had its floor inserted in the late
C17/early C17: jointing techniques support mid/late C16 date.

Listing NGR: TL4273905099

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