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Latitude: 51.8286 / 51°49'42"N
Longitude: 0.3226 / 0°19'21"E
OS Eastings: 560146
OS Northings: 216989
OS Grid: TL601169
Mapcode National: GBR NGV.BCN
Mapcode Global: VHHM4.J9XK
Entry Name: Ware Farmhouse
Listing Date: 17 October 1983
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1141246
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352757
Location: High Roothing, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6
Civil Parish: High Roothing
Built-Up Area: High Roding
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: High Roding All Saints
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 60 17 HIGH RODING THE STREET
4/17 Ware Farmhouse
Hall house, early C16, altered in late C16, extended in C19 and C20. Timber-
framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roof tiled. Hall of 2 bays aligned
NE-SW, with parlour/solar crosswing of 3 bays at SW end, jettied to SE.
Service end missing. Chimney stack inserted in NE bay of hall and floor inserted
in late C16. C19 and C20 extensions to NW and NE. Three external chimney
stacks. 2 storeys and single-storey with attics, roof of crosswing half-
hipped. Ground floor, 3 C20 casement windows and C20 gabled porch; first
floor, one C20 casement window above jetty, one in gabled dormer. Framing
partly exposed internally. Jowled storey posts, curved tension bracing
trenched to inside of studs. One arched brace to central tiebeam of hall.
Doorhead in hall/parlour partition with flat arch. Roof of hall rebuilt as
clasped purlin construction. Roof of crosswing originally of crownpost
construction, but crownpost on SE tiebeam missing, others not visible.
Exceptionally large binding-joist between middle and SE bays of hall, with
text 'Memento mori' painted in white letters on brown ground on SE aide of it,
C18 or early C19 lettering. Common joists of square and near-square section.
Brickwork of inserted stack in hall fully exposed. RCHM 18.
Listing NGR: TL6014616989
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