Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123008

Date first listed: 21-Jun-1962



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County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Great Yeldham

National Grid Reference: TL 76000 38395


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TL 73 NE and TL 7638 GREAT YELDHAM BRIDGE STREET, North Side 4/31 and 7/1 Oak House 21.6.62 - II House, late C16, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, mainly plastered, with some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned N-S, aspect E, with external chimney stacks behind N and S bays. Extension beyond NW stack, c.1600. 2 small extensions behind middle range. 2 storeys. Originally jettied along whole E elevation, now underbuilt with the same lower frames. 4-panel door with upper panels glazed, C20 tiled gabled porch, 2 ground floor and 3 first floor windows of C17 type but altered in C19. The N elevation has exposed framing, with 2 pairs of small original windows, each with an ovolo mullion and ovolo-moulded surrounds. Similar pair of windows in upper E elevation of N wing, blocked externally. There are 2 gables to the front. The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to the inside, plain joists of horizontal section. The N ground floor room has an ovolo-moulded beam. The N first floor room has 2 walls lined with late C16 panelling. There are numerous wrought iron casement windows, some in their original form, some altered in C19 Tudor Revival style, with oblique saddle bars and introduced diamond glazing. Some other introduced components. There is a complete structural break between the S wing and the remainder. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL7600038395


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Legacy System number: 114423

Legacy System: LBS


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

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