Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1115636

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Statutory Address: TOWN HOUSE, CHURCH HILL


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Statutory Address: TOWN HOUSE, CHURCH HILL

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Finchingfield

National Grid Reference: TL 68591 32842


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7/20 Town House 21.12.67


House. Late medieval and C17. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay crosswing of a medieval hall house, of which the remainder has been demolished, and C17 3-bay range to right with central stack, forming a lobby-entrance to SE. Single-storey lean-to extension with slate roof to rear of right end, C19. Crosswing of 2 storeys, main range of 2 storeys and attics. 4-window range of C20 casements. C20 door. The crosswing has some exposed studding, jowled posts, a cambered central tiebeam with arched braces to it for a crownpost roof, but roof rebuilt in clasped purlin form in C16/C17. It has an underbuilt jetty, but the structure is concealed, and an C18 cellar. The main range has 2 large wood-burning hearths, the left one with an original side cupboard with door on butterfly hinges, and chamfered transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops. The joists, where visible, are of vertical section and plain. Clasped purlin roof. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL6859132842


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Legacy System number: 115163

Legacy System: LBS


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

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