Blixes Farmhouse

Date:
1 Sep 2001
Location:
Blixes Farmhouse, Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3 2BJ
Reference:
IOE01/02593/23
Type:
Photograph (Digital)
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

TL 71 NE FAIRSTEAD RANK'S GREEN (south side)

2/24 Blixes Farmhouse

GV II

House, extended to form 2 houses. Early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing N, with axial stack in second bay from right end. Wing to rear of right bay, with axial stack, forming an L-plan, and C20 single-storey lean-to extension beyond. Large C20 extension to left of main range with axial stack, combining with the 2 left bays to form a separate house. Main range of 2 storeys, rear wing of one storey with attics. Ground floor, 3 C20 splayed bays of casements, and one C20 casement. First floor, 3 C20 casements. Large hipped porch with C20 door.

Roof half-hipped at both ends. Jowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs in wallplates, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops in both ranges.

Listing NGR: TL7583117926

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE01/2111 IOE Records taken by Peter J Wade; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Peter J Wade. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Wade, Peter J

Rights Holder: Wade, Peter J

Keywords

Clay, Plaster, Tile, Timber, Tudor Farmhouse, Elizabethan Domestic, Stuart Agricultural Dwelling, Jacobean Dwelling, House, Agriculture And Subsistence, Farm Building, Agricultural Building, Timber Framed House, Monument <By Form>, Timber Framed Building