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Chambers Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Sheering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8024 / 51°48'8"N

Longitude: 0.1797 / 0°10'47"E

OS Eastings: 550390

OS Northings: 213778

OS Grid: TL503137

Mapcode National: GBR MFJ.XZP

Mapcode Global: VHHM2.2YCM

Entry Name: Chambers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Last Amended: 26 April 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1111330

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118282

Location: Sheering, Epping Forest, Essex, CM22

County: Essex

District: Epping Forest

Civil Parish: Sheering

Built-Up Area: Sheering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Sheering St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Chambers Farmhouse
(formerly listed as
3/16 Chambers farm)

Farmhouse, C16 and C17, extended in C18/C19. Timber framed, plastered, with
exposed framing at front only, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bay
crosswing aligned approx. NW-SE, jettied at front but underbuilt. Remainder
of hall house to SW rebuilt in C17 with central chimney stack, and continuous
NE-SW roof over front part of crosswing, to form a lobby-entrance house. Rear
part of crosswing re-roofed. External chimney stack at NE end. Stair tower
in S angle, C17. Lean-to extension to SW of stair tower, C18/C19, and porch
in angle between it and crosswing, C19. 2 storeys, 2 window range of C19/C20
casements, shafts. Chamfered beams, with step stops in crosswing, lamb's tongue
stops in SW section. Roof of crosswing originally of crownpost construction,
but wholly rebuilt above tiebeam level as clasped purlin construction. Stair to
attic has original C17 plain newel, hand rail and treads.

Listing NGR: TL5039013778

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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