Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122296

Date first listed: 16-May-1984

Statutory Address: HIGH FOLLY


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Statutory Address: HIGH FOLLY

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

National Grid Reference: TL 68373 38182


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TL 63 NE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD Folly 4/9 High Folly


House, C17, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. L-plan, consisting of 3 bays aligned NE-SW with chimney stack at NE end of middle bay against SE wall, and NW wing of one bay. C19 external chimney stacks on NE and SW walls. 2 storeys. NW elevation, halved door at front of tiled gabled porch, 3 C20 casement windows, and 2 more on first floor. The interior has plain- chamfered axial and transverse beams, face-halved and bladed scarfs in the wall plates, and close studding exposed in one internal wall only. Cambered tiebeam with step stops, re-used. Large wood-burning hearth with blocked aperture for bread oven, and inserted hearth at first floor. Divided into cottages in C19 and now re-combined. RCHM 33.

Listing NGR: TL6837338182


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Legacy System number: 114173

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