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Mill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ashen, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0684 / 52°4'6"N

Longitude: 0.5701 / 0°34'12"E

OS Eastings: 576253

OS Northings: 244230

OS Grid: TL762442

Mapcode National: GBR PFM.6Y1

Mapcode Global: VHJHK.T8QQ

Entry Name: Mill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338006

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114405

Location: Ashen, Braintree, Essex, CO10

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Ashen

Built-Up Area: Clare

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ashen

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

2/1 Mill Farmhouse


House, late C16, extended in C19/20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
machine-made clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. E-W with chimney stack in
second bay from W end, forming lobby-entrance and stair hall to N. Extended to E
and W in C19/20, with external chimney stack at E end. 2 storeys. 4-panel door
with upper panels glazed, in slated gabled porch. Ground floor, 3 C20 casement
windows. First floor, 2 C19 and 2 C20 casement windows. The interior has
jowled posts, curved bracing trenched inside heavy studding, face-halved and
bladed scarfs in wallplates, plain-chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue
stops, exposed joists of horizontal section. Between the main chimney stack and
the front door there is an original newel stair rising to the attic floor.
Attic now unlit. In the upper part of the front wall there is an unglazed
window with 4 diamond mullions in situ, blocked externally. Drawings in the
possession of the owner show the roof thatched; it was tiled c.1956. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL7625344230

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