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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1112972



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

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Thaxted

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1967

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 122286

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1. THAXTED BOLFORD STREET (South Side) Borough Farmhouse

TL63SW: 2/11 20.2.67 II*

2. Late C14 house, with early C16 extensions. Timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 3, 3-window range, modern casements. C16 red brick chimney stacks, partially rebuilt. The west range consists of a late C14 open hall house, with floored end bay to the west and jettied crosswing to the east. The latter formerly gabled, now oversailed. Timber frame is exposed externally with multiple bracing. The C16 extension to the east has a long wall jetty. Internally, most of the timber frame remains, with richly moulded and crenellated beams, jowled storey posts cambered tie beams, and crown post roofs. The screens passage is incorporated in the cross-wing, and opens into the hall through a wide arch. (RCHM 23).

Listing NGR: TL6070430785

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 60704 30785


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