BRICKHOUSE FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123237

Date first listed: 10-Apr-1987

Statutory Address: BRICKHOUSE FARMHOUSE, BRICKHOUSE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: BRICKHOUSE FARMHOUSE, BRICKHOUSE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Colne Engaine

National Grid Reference: TL 85279 31260

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Details

TL 83 SE COLNE ENGAINE BRICKHOUSE ROAD (north-east side)

3/2 Brickhouse Farmhouse

- II

House. Mainly c.1590, incorporating medieval fragment, altered in C19. Mainly plastered brick, with some plastered timber framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Main range facing W, with axial stack to left of centre, forming a lobby-entrance. Timber framed and plastered stair-tower to rear of right end, with C19 internal stack, and C20 single-storey flat-roofed extension beyond. C19 single-storey extension with axial stack to rear of left end, and C20 lean-to extension with roof of corrugated asbestos to right of it. 2 storeys, with disused attics. 4-window range of CL9 casements. C20 half-glazed door in gabled brick porch. 5 iron ties with S-plates sunk in plaster. Shaped sprockets below eaves. Chimney shaft rebuilt in C19. Brick porch on left return. To left of the stack 2 transverse beams and 2 bridging beams, all chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, and chamfered joists of horizontal section, mainly plastered in. To right of the stack, one moulded transverse beam, and one chamfered transverse beam and 2 chamfered bridging beams with lamb's tongue stops, joists plastered in; the moulded beam is repaired at the rear end. The left ground-floor hearth is wood-burning, with a chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue stops; the right ground-floor hearth is wood-burning, with a rebuilt arch. The left first-floor hearth has chamfered jambs and 4-centred arch, with original plaster. The attic floor comprises 4 transverse beams and 4 bridging beams, all chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists plastered in. The roof is of heavy clasped purlin construction, some rafters replaced. Exposed internally in the front wall of the left ground floor room is a fragment of the timber framed wall of a medieval hall house, the wallplate approximately 2.10 metres above floor level, the studs approximately 0.40 metre apart; it is not clear whether other parts of the medieval structure are present elsewhere. The stair tower has been divided into 2 storeys; a short length of stair at the top may be original. In the rear wall of it is an original window, blocked internally by the intruded stack, plastered over externally. An original moulded oak door is at the head of this short stair. A C17/early C18 painted 7-panel door is at the foot of the attic stair. RCHM 7 reports 'at the back an original window with a moulded frame', probably the blocked window described above.

Listing NGR: TL8527931260

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Legacy System number: 115851

Legacy System: LBS

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