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Moulsham's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great and Little Wigborough, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8062 / 51°48'22"N

Longitude: 0.857 / 0°51'25"E

OS Eastings: 597062

OS Northings: 215810

OS Grid: TL970158

Mapcode National: GBR RMR.MJ4

Mapcode Global: VHKGB.SVXR

Plus Code: 9F32RV44+FQ

Entry Name: Moulsham's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 23 June 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1223004

English Heritage Legacy ID: 418515

Location: Great and Little Wigborough, Colchester, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Great and Little Wigborough

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great and Little Wigborough St Stephen and St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 91 NE 17/44 Moulsham's Farmhouse
C14 hall house, extended in early C16 and altered C20. Timber framed and plastered
with red plain tile roof. Two storeys. Some exposed timber frame on west side.
Modern lean-to extension at rear. 1:1:4 window range part modern casements,
and part original early C16, with square bay moulded transom, mullions and side
lights. C16 extension has long wall jetty on shaped brackets. C16 central red
brick chimney. C20 gable with lean-to at north end. Internally much of the
frame exposed. Remains of service wing include indications of 3 doors one with
original ogee arch in site. Centre passage crosswing. Part of C14 screen, in
post and plank remains. C16 work includes stop chamfered beams and jowled storey
posts. Lower part of central chimney rebuilt at circa 1600. Some C16 doors
and windows. Late C17 cupboard with semi-circular head, H hinges and raised
and fielded panels. Early C18 fire surround with original low level side cupboards
Some C16 paving remains. Early C18 staircase with turned balusters, fluted newels
and moulded handrail. Mid C18 cupboard front. (RCHM 4).

Listing NGR: TL9706215810

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