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Woolards Ash Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield Broad Oak, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8319 / 51°49'54"N

Longitude: 0.2772 / 0°16'37"E

OS Eastings: 557008

OS Northings: 217264

OS Grid: TL570172

Mapcode National: GBR MFG.4X0

Mapcode Global: VHHM3.R6FZ

Entry Name: Woolards Ash Farmhouse

Listing Date: 8 August 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1097480

English Heritage Legacy ID: 353580

Location: Hatfield Broad Oak, Uttlesford, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Hatfield Broad Oak

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hatfield Broad Oak St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


4/26 Woolards Ash Farmhouse

- II

Farmhouse. c.1500. Timber framed and plastered with pegtile roofs. Centre
part of long, 2 storey complex, with C20 extensions at east and west ends. To
the east is an 'L' shaped block with gable to the north front and to the west a
block with higher ridge line and hip to the western end. This has a large red
brick stack against the northern side. The centre, late medieval part, has a
mid C17 gabled rear extension block with a large stack through its ridge line.
a further large rectangular stack rises through the north front roof slope,
adjoining the western crosswing. Windows are C20 metal casements with leaded
lights and a large gabled C20 porch projects from the east end of the centre
block. This is a former 'long-wall jetty' house of 3 bays with remains of a
crown post roof and jowled posts with arch braces to the tie beams. Scarf
joints are halved and bridled and there is a large C17 inglenook fireplace
beneath the rear stack. One arched door head remains probably that to a former
parlour. One C17 cupboard door has moulded planks. RCHM 30.

Listing NGR: TL5700817264

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