Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1122992

Date first listed: 07-Aug-1952



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County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Toppesfield

National Grid Reference: TL 73551 37241


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TL 7337 TOPPESFIELD THE CAUSEWAY, West Side 6/4 Berwick Hall 7.8.1952 GV II House, early C17, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned N-S, aspect E, with 2 internal rear chimney stacks, and rear wing from S bay, forming an L-plan, with internal chimney stack at the junction, and C18/19 extension beyond, with internal chimney stack. C18 extension to rear of main range, forming 3 gables to W, and small 2-storey extension in the angle. 2 storeys and unlit attic in main building, single storey with attics in most westerly extension. French window and 3 tripartite double-hung sash windows on ground floor, 4 on first floor, all late C19. Roof hipped to N andS. S chimney stack has recessed panel, now blank, reported by the RCHM to have formerly contained an inscribed date 1635. In upper W elevation, one C18 window of 3 fixed lights. The interior has beam with lamb's tongue and bar stops, and half-height jowls on the storey posts with decorative serrated fringes, original. One beam is elaborately carved with a foliate design. The staircase has fretted flat balusters, mainly original, with some reproduction work. Clasped purlin roof with original rebated floor boards and original partitions of wattle and daub in attic. Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7355137241


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Legacy System number: 114489

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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

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