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Latitude: 51.633 / 51°37'58"N
Longitude: 0.1471 / 0°8'49"E
OS Eastings: 548696
OS Northings: 194865
OS Grid: TQ486948
Mapcode National: GBR QR.RS0
Mapcode Global: VHHN0.H7M0
Entry Name: The Blue House
Listing Date: 29 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1165763
English Heritage Legacy ID: 118654
Location: Lambourne, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4
District: Epping Forest
Civil Parish: Lambourne
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Lambourne with Abridge
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TQ 49 SE LAMBOURNE The Blue House
Lobby-entrance house, C17, extended inn C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. NE-SW with axial chimney
stack in second bay from NE end, forming a lobby-entrance to the NW. 2 storey
lean-to rear extension for stair to SE, either original or an early alteration,
comparable with New England 'salt-box' houses. Weatherboarded extension to
SW, single storey with attics, C19. 2 storeys. NW elevation, ground floor,
tiled gabled porch, 2 C20 casement windows. First floor, 3 C20 casement
windows. Roof hipped at NE end only. Grouped diagonal chimney shafts, reduced
in height. Chamfered axial beams above ground floor rooms each side of chimney
stack, with lamb's tongue stops to SW, unstopped to NE. hearth reduced for
coal-burning grate, SW hearth altered, with inserted mantel beam (re-used
timber) and brickwork renewed above. Butt-purlin roof, re-using some smoke-
blackened medieval rafters. Attic has been lathed and plastered to rafters,
possibly for storage use, later stripped. RCHM 10.
Listing NGR: TQ4869694865
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