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Edgar's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lamarsh, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9849 / 51°59'5"N

Longitude: 0.7579 / 0°45'28"E

OS Eastings: 589478

OS Northings: 235422

OS Grid: TL894354

Mapcode National: GBR RKH.DFX

Mapcode Global: VHKFJ.3C0P

Plus Code: 9F32XQM5+X5

Entry Name: Edgar's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122852

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114846

Location: Lamarsh, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Lamarsh

Built-Up Area: Lamarsh

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Lamarsh Holy Innocents

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 83 NE
2/57 Edgar's Farmhouse
- II
House. Circa 1500, extended c.1600 and in C19 and C20. Timber framed, roughcast
rendered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing SW with late C16 axial chimney stack
in left bay, and storeyed service bay beyond. One-bay extension to right,
c.1600, with end chimney stack. C20 extension at left end, and lean-to
extension to rear of this end, with slate roof. One storey with attics. Plain
boarded door at front of tiled gabled porch, C20, 3 C20 casement windows, and 2
more in eyebrow dormers. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, the
original floor of lodged plain joists in the service bay, and an inserted floor
of the late C16 in the hall, with transverse and axial beams chamfered with
lamb's tongue stops. The upper part of the rear hall window survives, with 3 3
diamond mullions, now inside the rear extension. Main hearth lined with modern
brick. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in rear wallplate. Collar-rafter roof,
heavily sooted, with double collar for smoke vent over service end. Some
evidence of a smoke bay before the brick chimney was built in late C16.

Listing NGR: TL8947835422

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