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Latitude: 51.6266 / 51°37'35"N
Longitude: 0.1305 / 0°7'49"E
OS Eastings: 547567
OS Northings: 194128
OS Grid: TQ475941
Mapcode National: GBR QS.1LG
Mapcode Global: VHHN0.6CVW
Entry Name: Harmes Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1111189
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118668
Location: Lambourne, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: Lambourne
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Lambourne with Abridge
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 49 SE LAMBOURNE MANOR ROAD,
5/32 Harmes Farmhouse
House of medieval origin, now substantially C17 and C18. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approximately
NE-SW, with axial chimney stack in SW bay. Crosswing at SW end with external
chimney stack at NW gable. Single-storey lean-to extension at NE end, C19.
2 storeys. SE elevation, ground floor, 6-panel flush door with top panels
glazed and shallow moulded hood, late C18, 3 C20 casement windows with shallow
moulded hoods, late C18. First floor, 3 C20 casement windows and one semi-
circular window with intersected tracery. Firemark embedded in plaster, with
design of a phoenix with oblique spear behind and slogan 'Protection'. In NE
gable 2 C18 windows, one consisting of 2 fixed lights and one wrought iron
casement in hardwood frame, the other of one wrought iron casement only. Some
framing exposed internally. In crosswing jowled posts and axial beams.with
lamb's tongue stops. In main block, unjowled posts. Axial chimney stack late
C16, much repaired at ground floor level. This house originated as a medieval
hall, probably with the service end to the SW. In the late C16 a chimney stack
and floor were inserted in the hall, both substantially present. In the early
C17 a parlour crosswing was built at the SW end, and the NE end became the
service end, as it is still. In the C18 the side walls of the hall were raised
or rebuilt, to provide 2 full storeys, and the roof was rebuilt. RCHM 20.
Listing NGR: TQ4756794128
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