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BIRDS FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: BIRDS FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1122184

Location

BIRDS FARMHOUSE, WALTHAM ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Boreham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 29-Dec-1952

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

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 112447

Asset Groupings

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. BOREHAM WALTHAM ROAD 5213 Birds Farmhouse TL 71 SW 5/20 29.12.52.

II

2. The present building is a C16-C17 timber-framed and plastered house although records go back to 1390 when property, possibly on this site, was associated with the name of Thomas Brid. The house was restored and renovated in the C20. Cross wings at the north and south ends are jettied on the lst storey and supported on exposed joists and brackets. 2 storeys. 3 window range, casements with lattice leaded lights. Roof tiled, with a central - original chimney stack with 3 diagonally set shafts on a rectangular base, The interior has original features including the remains of a screen with 2 four-centred arches and a room with a king post roof truss and exposed rafters. (RCHM 6).

Listing NGR: TL7451613384

Selected Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of Essex Central and South West, (1921)

National Grid Reference: TL 74516 13384

Map

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