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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: 1122338



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Birdbrook

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 16-May-1984

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114070

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TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK Bailey Hill 3/31 Farmhouse


House, mid-C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Main range of 4 bays aligned approx. NE-SW, aspect NW, with axial chimney stack in second bay from SW end. Rear service wing from NE end with end chimney stack. Single-storey C20 extension beyond, roofed with red clay corrugated tiles. C20 tiled gabled porch to NE. 2 storeys with attics. NW elevation has approx. central C19 4-panel door, in C18 shallow pedimented doorcase. 4 C20 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights on each floor, asymmetrically arranged. Pentice board on NE gable. Interior has axial beams above both floors in main range, above ground floor in service wing, all plain- chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Exposed joists of vertical section, unchamfered. Primary straight bracing in walls, plastered over. Hearths facing SW at both floors have rounded inside corners. RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7064840072

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National Grid Reference: TL 70648 40072


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