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Harmes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambourne, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111189

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118668

Location: Lambourne, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4

County: Essex

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

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Listing Text

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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