This browser is not fully supported by Historic England. Please update your browser to the latest version so that you get the best from our website.


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: 1122879



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bures Hamlet

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1984

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

Legacy System Information

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114815

Asset Groupings

This list entry does not comprise part of an Asset Grouping. Asset Groupings are not part of the official record but are added later for information.

List entry Description

Summary of Building

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.

Reasons for Designation

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details.


BURES HAMLET TL 83 SE 4/26 Ferriers Farmhouse GV II House. C16, restyled C18/19, with external features of the early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing S, with 2 C18 axial chimney stacks and original rear wing at right, with C16 external chimney stack beyond, forming an L-plan. 2 other rear wings, C18 and C19, completing a rectangular plan, and single-storey lean-to extension beyond. Similar extension to left rear, roofed with slate, C19. 2 storeys. 3-window range of early C19 tripartite sashes of 4-12-4 lights, and C18 sash of 8 lights over door. 4-panel door with upper panels glazed, with rectangular lights above and each side, in early C19 Tuscan porch. The C16 external chimney stack at right rear has 2 octagonal shafts with moulded bases, the caps linked by a pointed brick arch, a rare feature. Original sprockets on right wall of this wing. In the left half of the main range, over the ground floor, there are richly moulded axial and transverse beams, the joists plastered to the soffits. The long elevation was jettied originally, now underbuilt. Joists for a jetty, with similar mouldings, have been re-used on edge in the ancillary building to the rear. The walls have been raised approx. 1 metre in the C18/19, leaving some jowled posts and one cambered tiebeam visible through the plaster. The ground floor room of the right rear wing has exposed studding, shutter grooves for unglazed windows each side, a doorway to the main range with Tudor doorhead, chamfered axial beam, and original hearth with depressed brick arch. Roofs not examined, but probably original over this wing.

Listing NGR: TL8952033793

Selected Sources

Legacy Record - This information may be included in the List Entry Details

National Grid Reference: TL 89520 33793


© Crown Copyright and database right 2018. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2018. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1122879 .pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 16-Aug-2018 at 03:29:02.

End of official listing