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Poplar Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8593 / 51°51'33"N

Longitude: 0.7302 / 0°43'48"E

OS Eastings: 588100

OS Northings: 221382

OS Grid: TL881213

Mapcode National: GBR QKN.KD2

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.LJWH

Entry Name: Poplar Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116426

Location: Feering, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Feering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Feering All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 82 SE (west side)

3/105 Poplar Hall Farmhouse


House. C15 and C17. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain
tiles. C17 main range facing SW, of one storey with attics, and C15 crosswing
to right, of 2 storeys, extending to rear; C20 internal stack at the junction;
C20 small extension with catslide roof in rear angle. Ground floor, 2 C20 bow
windows. First floor, one C20 casement, and one more in flat-roofed dormer.
C20 half-glazed door at front of gabled porch. The crosswing is jettied to the
front, with one plain bracket remaining. At the rear it has on the first floor
one C19 horizontal sash of 2 + 2 lights, and a gablet hip. The crosswing
structure is mainly concealed by plaster on the ground floor; on the upper floor
the frame is exposed internally, with jowled posts, curved braces trenched
outside heavy close studding, a cambered central tiebeam with one arched brace
exposed, another probably present within an inserted partition. Roof difficult
of access, probably of crownpost construction; the rafters of the original rear
hip are visible externally. The range to left has unjowled posts, thinner
wallplates, one chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain
joists of square section; the roof is of clasped purlin construction; many
rafters are smoke-blackened and re-used, with unsooted pegs at the apex. 2
small C20 hearths. Shown on 1843 tithe map as Old House Farm (Essex Record
Office D/CT 137). RCHM 14.

Listing NGR: TL8810021382

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

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