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Abbot's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Alphamstone, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.98 / 51°58'48"N

Longitude: 0.7214 / 0°43'17"E

OS Eastings: 586994

OS Northings: 234783

OS Grid: TL869347

Mapcode National: GBR QJ3.WRH

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.GH7G

Entry Name: Abbot's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122866

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114791

Location: Alphamstone, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Alphamstone

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Alphamstone St Barnabas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

ALPHAMSTONE
TL 83 SE
4/2 Abbot's Farmhouse
II
House. Early C17, altered in Picturesque style and extended in early C19.
Timber framed, clad with flint and red brick, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. 3 bays aligned NE-SW with central chimney stack. 2-storey lean-to
extension to NW, and single-storey extension beyond. 2-storey brick extensions
to NE and SE, forming a T-plan. Slate-roofed porch in S angle. SW elevation,
in main block 2-window range of Gothick sashes with interlaced tracery under
2-centred heads, with crown glass. Above, 2 blind loops and asymmetrical gable
with moulded parapet. In SE extension, one sash of 12 lights and one of 16
lights on each floor, with crown glass. All windows early C19, C20 door. On
right return of main block, crenellated parapet. 2 chimney stacks with grouped
diagonal shafts. The interior of the original block has jowled posts, chamfered
beams with lamb's tongue stops, clasped purlin roof. Formerly known as Ivy
Cottage, but earlier probably the manor held by the Abbot of Edmundsbury.
Moated site. RCHM 6.


Listing NGR: TL8699434783

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