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Statutory Address:

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

Braintree (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 82653 23975



5/5 Hovell's Farmhouse

- II

House. Late C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Square plan facing approximately N, with 2 internal stacks symmetrically arranged, and lower service range to rear with internal stack, and C20 extension beyond, roofed with corrugated asbestos. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 3 late C18/early C19 sashes of 12 lights, with crown glass. First floor, 4 late C18/early C19 sashes of 3+6 lights. Off-centre 6-panel door, the upper 4 panels fielded and moulded, the lower panels flush, in wooden doorcase with attached Tuscan columns, fanlight with radial tracery and open pediment. The E elevation has on the ground floor 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights and one C20 casement, and on the first floor 2 C19 casements. Linked parallel roofs, fully hipped. A map of 1731 shows a different house on the site, with a ridge stack near the left end, an external stack at the right end, and 4 gables (Essex Record Office D/DU 19/2).

Listing NGR: TL8314323368


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Nov 2001
Reference: IOE01/05885/11
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