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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: 1123008



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Great Yeldham

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: 114423

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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

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: TL 76000 38395


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