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Latitude: 51.9125 / 51°54'45"N
Longitude: 0.9479 / 0°56'52"E
OS Eastings: 602849
OS Northings: 227882
OS Grid: TM028278
Mapcode National: GBR SN1.0GK
Mapcode Global: VHKG0.C6Z6
Entry Name: Fen Farmhouse
Listing Date: 30 November 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1147598
English Heritage Legacy ID: 120361
Location: Ardleigh, Tendring, Essex, CO7
Civil Parish: Ardleigh
Built-Up Area: Fox Street
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Colchester St John the Evangelist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
ARDLEIGH OFF FOX STREET
TM 02 NW
5/16 Fen Farmhouse
House. C15/C16 central range, C17 or earlier right range, C18/C19 left and rear
ranges. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs, some diamond
patterning to right range. Left half hip with chimney stack to right of left
one storey and attic range. Central 2 storey range with rear range. Right one
storey and attic range, right external chimney stack and single storey lean-to
with pantile roof. Gabled dormer to right and left ranges, 1:2:1 window range,
C19 2 light casements to dormers, C19 vertically sliding sashes with margins to
left and central ranges. C20 3 light small paned casement to right range.
Gabled painted brick porch to left range and vertically boarded door, surround
with brackets to slanting canopy. Interior features include C17 inserted
ceiling to right-range. Centre range with arched braces to tie beams, jowls to
ground and first floor storey posts, heavy flat section ceiling beams, heavy
side purlin roof. C18 vertically boarded doors. Back to back fireplace.
Original dairy/kitchen with meat hooks on ceiling beams. Loft door in kitchen
ceiling. Sometimes called School Farm, farmed in 1796 by Philips Bromley of
Moze Hall but owned by Earls Colne Grammar School. F.H. Erith "Ardleigh in
Listing NGR: TM0284927882
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