Residential properties - Plaxdale Green Road

This page lists the residential properties in Plaxdale Green Road which runs south-westerly from the Stansted War Memorial towards the A20 where it joins Labour-in-Vain road.
Please get in touch with the Society should you have further information on any of the properties listed or suggest any alterations or additions.

Court Lodge

Court Lodge and farm buildings are next to St Mary’s church and the farmland surrounds Stansted village. The Lodge building and tithe barn are 17th century and were Grade II listed in 1984. The Lodge has an 18th-century building at the front and there are 16th-century internal fixtures which are possibly from Ightham Court or the Archbishop’s Palace at Wrotham. Famous previous residents are theatre director Granville Barker (1909 to 1917) and Sir Gerald Hohler, MP (1917 to 1934).

Mingram Oast

To be completed

1 Court Lodge Cottages

To be completed

2 Court Lodge Cottages

To be completed

The White Cottage

To be completed

The Old Rectory

The Old Rectory was built in 1846 and replaced a former Rectory on the same site. Nearby, in the rectory meadow, to the right of the drive entrance from Plaxdale Green Road stood a brick and timber-framed Tithe Barn which was demolished in 1920. The Retory was used as the home of the Rector of Stansted church until 1968 when it passed into private hands. It was Grade II listed in 1984.

Stone Rocks

To be completed

Kit's House

To be completed

Holly Place

To be completed

The Old Farmhouse

To be completed

Delatour

To be completed

Lucketts

To be completed

The Old Manor

The Cottage has 16th-century origins with 18th and 19th-century alterationsand there is a catslide roof to the west. The building is situated at right angles to Plaxdale Green Road about ¾ mile from the church. The original framework is visible inside the building and was grade II listed in 1984.

Hollands Farm House

To be completed

Hilden House

To be completed

Littlefields

Thomas Duncombe Mann built “Littlefields” in around 1912 for his sister Elizabeth Mann. The original house was substantially remodelled in 2016/17.

4 Brattons Cottages

One of four houses built in 1974 replacing the original four Brattons Cottages which pre-dated 1901.

3 Brattons Cottages

One of four houses built in 1974 replacing the original four Brattons Cottages which pre-dated 1901.

2 Brattons Cottages

One of four houses built in 1974 replacing the original four Brattons Cottages which pre-dated 1901.

1 Brattons Cottages

One of four houses built in 1974 replacing the original four Brattons Cottages which pre-dated 1901.

North Down

To be completed

Ocklynge

The current house on this site was built in 2017 and replaced a bungalow originally built sometime between 1909 and 1938.

Rowanhurst

To be completed

Rosecomb

This house was created in 2021 by the conversion of one of two agricultural storage buildings.

Ancona

This house was created in 2021 by the conversion of one of two agricultural storage buildings.

Plaxdale Barn West

To be completed

Plaxdale Barn East

To be completed

2 Plaxdale Green Cottages

To be completed

1 Plaxdale Green Cottages

To be completed

Plaxdale Green Farmhouse

To be completed

Oakdale Farm

This bungalow was built sometime between 1967 and 1971.

Plaxton House

The house, originally named Bowyers Cottage, was in existence at the time of the 1841 Tithe assessment but was probably demolished to make way for the modern house on the site now. It was extensively refurbished in 2017 and its name was changed from Little Plaxton to Plaxton House.

Thriftwood

From the early 1960s camping took place at Thriftwood which was originally a smallholding and over the years this has expanded into a site for 50 touring pitches and 65 leisure homes. Yhe Manager’s house is near to the entrance barrier and was built in 2002 and replaced a previous house on the site.

Warden House

As part of the Thriftwood site a residential house for the site warden was built in 2017 and is located to the north of the Clubhouse.

3 Bank Cottages

In 1841 one dwelling (occupied bt John Water) is shown on the site of the current terrace of three houses and the location was known as Shooters Corner

2 Bank Cottages

In 1841 one dwelling (occupied bt John Water) is shown on the site of the current terrace of three houses and the location was known as Shooters Corner

1 Bank Cottages

In 1841 one dwelling (occupied bt John Water) is shown on the site of the current terrace of three houses and the location was known as Shooters Corner

Auquharney

In 1841 a house existed on this site occupied by William Vaughn. The current property is named after a listed building in Hatton, Aberdeenshire 11 miles from Inverquhomery House.