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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: 1122345



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: 07-Aug-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 16-May-1984

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114085

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TL 74 SW BIRDBROOK RIDGEWELL ROAD 3/14 Nos. 1, 2 and 3, 7/8/52 Eagle Farm Cottages (formerly listed as GV Eagle Farmhouse) II* Long-jetty house, early C16, extended in C19. Timber framed, plaster marked in imitation of stone blocks, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with axial chimney stack near middle. Extension to N with external chimney stack at end, and extension to W of it with internal chimney stack, C19, forming an L-plan. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door at front of flat-roofed porch (no. 3), 4-panel door (no. 2), 3 C20 casement windows. Full-length jetty, plastered, 4 hollow-moulded brackets visible below. First floor, 3 C20 casement windows. In N extension (no. 1) one C20 casement window on each floor. 4 grouped diagonal shafts on central chimney stack. Interior above ground floor has joists with double-ogee mouldings and elaborate foliate stops, beams have double-ogee mouldings. Above first floor there is an original timber ceiling, the beams and wallplates richly carved in a helical foliate design, deeply cut and fringed, the joists double-ogee moulded with foliate stops. Side-purlin roof with arched wind-braces.

Listing NGR: TL7244942777

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National Grid Reference: TL 72449 42777


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