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Statutory Address:

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

Braintree (District Authority)
Great Bardfield
National Grid Reference:
TL 67465 30480


TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD HIGH STREET (north-west side)

8/170 Town House 2.5.53


House, part of a larger house originally. C16, altered in C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4-bay main range facing SE, with one axial stack and C18 external stack at left end. C16 internal stack at right end, now at the partition between this house and Town House Cottages, formerly part of the same house (q.v.). C17 rear wing behind this stack (over- lapping Town House Cottages) at an acute angle to the main range, with C18 stack at end, and single-storey extension roofed with red clay Roman tiles beyond. C17 stair tower in rear angle. 2 storeys. 2 splayed bays with early C20 sashes of 8-16-8 lights. On first floor, 3 late C18 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door with 4 upper panels glazed, in moulded and pedimented doorcase, late C18. Hipped gablet at right end of roof. At the rear, one late C17 and one early C18 3-light window, each with one wrought iron casement. The interior has jowled posts, a chamfered axial beam with step stops, exposed plain joists of horizontal section, and underbuilt jetty. In the right wall of the rear extension there is a blocked early C17 window. On the first floor of the main range there is some C18 pine panelling. RCHM 24.

Listing NGR: TL6746530480


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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)


This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 27 Mar 2002
Reference: IOE01/04252/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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