Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122880

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1984



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County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Bures Hamlet

National Grid Reference: TL 90514 34030


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BURES HAMLET BRIDGE STREET TL 9034 (north side) 5/29 No. 1 (Bures Antiques) GV II House, now a shop. Late C15. Timber framed, plaster and painted brick, roofed with red clay tiles. L-plan, consisting of 4 bays facing S, and left wing of 3 bays extending to rear, with one axial chimney stack and one at rear end. Single-storey flat-roofed extension beyond, C20. 2 storeys. Twin shop windows with C19 door, 2 early C19 sashes of 12 lights. First floor, one splayed oriel with sashes of 2-4-2 lights, late C19, and 3 early C19 sashes of 12 lights. The interior has an underbuilt jetty on both street elevations with dragon beam between. All beams of the front range are moulded (one boxed in) all joists of horizontal section chamfered with step stops, jointed with unrefined soffit tenons. In the rear wing the beams are chamfered with step stops; most of the joists are plain. The rear end bay has a lodged floor of plain joists of horizontal section arranged longitudinally. All posts have jowls and are chamfered with step stops. On the first floor some close studding is exposed internally. One section has a C16 framed ceiling with unusual roll-mouldings on the beam. Roof destroyed by fire. This building was on an important corner site in the C15, the road to the left leading up the SW side of the River Stour to Lamarsh and beyond, interrupted by Secretaries Farm before 1777 (Chapman and Andre map).

Listing NGR: TL9051434030


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Legacy System number: 114818

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