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The Blue House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lambourne, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F32J4MW+5V

Entry Name: The Blue House

Listing Date: 29 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165763

English Heritage Legacy ID: 118654

Location: Lambourne, Epping Forest, Essex, RM4

County: Essex

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

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TQ 49 SE LAMBOURNE The Blue House
5/35 II

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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