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Le Hurst Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9976 / 51°59'51"N

Longitude: 0.5037 / 0°30'13"E

OS Eastings: 571979

OS Northings: 236197

OS Grid: TL719361

Mapcode National: GBR PG9.N69

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.P15Z

Entry Name: Le Hurst Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338026

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114509

Location: Toppesfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

3/24 Le Hurst Farmhouse


House, c.1600, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned NW-SE, with axial chimney stack in second bay
from SE end, forming a lobby-entrance to the NE. Original stair tower to SW
of stack. One-bay extension to NW of main range, soon after initial
construction. Single-storey extension to SW of SE bay, with chimney stack at
the junction, C19/20. 2 storeys and attics. NE elevation, tiled hipped porch,
C20, and 3-window range of C20 casements. The lower SE room has 2 blocked
original windows each with 2 ovolo mullions, and a richly moulded axial beam
with converging stops. Elsewhere, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue
stops at both floors. The lower NW room has chamfered joists of horizontal
section with lamb'stongue stops. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in the
wallplates. Octagonal stair post and original rail, balusters missing. RCHM

Listing NGR: TL7197936197

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