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Ware Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in High Roding, Essex

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141246

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352757

Location: High Roothing, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

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

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Listing Text


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

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

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