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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: 1122990



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Toppesfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114483

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TL 73 NW TOPPESFIELD 3/3 Hill Farmhouse 21.6.62 GV II House, late C16, altered in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. In 2 builds (1) N crosswing, C16, (2) 4-bay house aligned N-S with axial chimney stack in second bay from S, forming a lobby-entrance to the E, c.1600. 2 storeys. 6-panel door in open pediment doorcase, C18, 3 C20 casement windows on ground floor and 4 on first floor. Roof of main block half- hipped at both ends. The main range has chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, original hearths (the interior of the S hearth rounded), edge- halved and bridled scarfs in the wallplates, clasped purlin roof. The crosswing has exposed framing internally, and a clasped purlin roof. It may not have been a domestic building originally, but is now incorporated in the house.

Listing NGR: TL7291236135

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National Grid Reference: TL 72912 36135


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