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Grange Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Canfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8414 / 51°50'29"N

Longitude: 0.2991 / 0°17'56"E

OS Eastings: 558480

OS Northings: 218364

OS Grid: TL584183

Mapcode National: GBR MF9.JFV

Mapcode Global: VHHLY.4ZG8

Entry Name: Grange Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1141268

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352709

Location: Great Canfield, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Canfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Canfield St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text




Early C16 house with alterations and extension of circa 1800. Timber-framed,
red brick facade on main house, other walls plastered, roof tiled. 4 bays,
original external chimney stack near the middle of rear wall, chimney stack at
NW gable. Extension at SE end with chimney stack in SE gable. 2 storeys.
Brick facade on main house, Flemish bond, with dentils at eaves and shallow
brick arches over windows. On ground floor, 3 sash windows circa 1800 each
consisting of central light with double-hung 16-pane sashes and marginal lights
with double-hung 2-pane sashes, containing many panes of crown glass, one with
bullseye, Porch with slender Doric columns, circa 1800. On first floor, 4 C19
casement windows. Moulded red tiles set in brickwork above door. Extension
single-storey with-attic, plastered, plain door with early C19 hood, C20
casement window, flat-roofed dormer with C20 casement window. Axial ceiling beam
with double ogee mouldings visible in one bay, boxed in elsewhere, no other
framing exposed internally. Crownpost roof, virtually complete in middle bays,
some rebuilding in end bays. Central crownpost of rectangular section, chamfered
arrises with broach stops at top and bottom, with 2 curved axial braces to
collar-purlin inscribed IIII and V. This house was probably built with a
continuous jetty at the front, but now underbuilt, the evidence concealed by
brick facade and interior-plaster. It was of high quality originally, and
has undergone only one phase of alteration.

Listing NGR: TL5848018364

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

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