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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: 1122294



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114169

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TL63 NE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD 4/5 Cootes Farmhouse 7/8/52 II

House, C16, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Hall range aligned approx. N-S, jettied at the N end, with axial chimney stack at S end. Crosswing to S, jettied to the E, and 2 S extensions with end chimney stack. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door, 3 tripartite double-hung sash windows of 4-12-4 lights, early C19, and one C20 casement window. Bressumer with running vine carving on 2 plain brackets. First floor, 4 late C17/early C18 windows, each with one wrought iron casement, and 1,2,1 and 1 fixed lights respectively, with rectangular leading, and one C20 casement window. The bressumer of the gable projects and is carved with running vine ornament, and below it 2 brackets similarly carved form a depressed arch, with 3 turned pendants. The bargeboards are original and similarly carved, with a modern finial. Grouped diagonal shafts on main chimney stack. The glass of one of the first-floor front windows has an inscription on the outside 'John Choat 24 Feb 1778', probably the glazier. RCHM 30.

Listing NGR: TL6916839995

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National Grid Reference: TL 69168 39995


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