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Knight's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Colne Engaine, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9434 / 51°56'36"N

Longitude: 0.6732 / 0°40'23"E

OS Eastings: 583831

OS Northings: 230591

OS Grid: TL838305

Mapcode National: GBR QJM.30N

Mapcode Global: VHJJ6.MF70

Entry Name: Knight's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 10 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169856

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115866

Location: Colne Engaine, Braintree, Essex, CO6

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Colne Engaine

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Colne Engaine St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(north side)

2/17 Knight's Farmhouse


House. C17, altered in C18, early C19 and C20. Timber framed, clad with gault
brick in Flemish bond, painted brick and plaster, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. Main range of 6 bays facing S, with 2 axial stacks and one rear front
right corner. Single-storey extension to left, 1938. Shorter parallel range to
rear, C18 with one external stack of red brick near left end, and single-storey
lean-to extensions near it. C20 rear wing at right end with one internal stack,
and lean-to conservatory to right. 2 storeys. 6-window range of C20 sashes in
early C19 apertures. Approximately central 6-panel door with panelled jambs and
soffit, moulded flat canopy, and hinged roller blind incorporated, all early
C19. Roof hipped. In the main range one transverse beam is exposed, chamfered
without stops; 2 others are boxed in. Below roof level the timber frame,
reported to be close-studded, is wholly concealed by panelling and plaster
finishes. The roof is of joggled butt-purlin construction, the rafters set
vertically; it incorporates many re-used rafters from a medieval crownpost roof,
some smoke-blackened.

Listing NGR: TL8383130591

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

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