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Bowles Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridgewell, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0438 / 52°2'37"N

Longitude: 0.5332 / 0°31'59"E

OS Eastings: 573822

OS Northings: 241406

OS Grid: TL738414

Mapcode National: GBR PFR.X6R

Mapcode Global: VHJHK.6W7L

Plus Code: 9F422GVM+G7

Entry Name: Bowles Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122317

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114119

Location: Ridgewell, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Ridgewell

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ridgewell St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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3/39 Bowles Farmhouse (formerly
21/6/62 listed under General)

House, C16 and C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Hall range aligned approx. NE-SW, with 2-bay NE
crosswing with chimney stack in NE wall, and 3-bay SW crosswing with chimney
stack at junction with hall range. NW extension from NW crosswing with gambrel
roof, C17, and single-storey lean-to extension beyond, roofed with red clay
corrugated tiles. Single-storey extension to NE of NE crosswing, roofed with
red clay corrugated tiles. Flat roofed single-storey extension to SW of SW
crosswing, C20. 2 storeys. SE (garden) elevation, 2 storey splayed bay of C20
casement windows on SW crosswing, 2 other C20 casement windows on each floor.
Interior much altered. The SW crosswing has a plain-chamfered beam with lamb's
tongue plus bar stops. The NW extension has a beam with lamb's tongue stops.
Clasped purlin roofs. The roof of the hall range has been raised by approx. 1
metre in the C18, the earlier weathering still present on the chimney stack.
Some smoke-blackened medieval rafters have been re-used in this roof. RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7382241406

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