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HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF BOYDELL'S FARMHOUSE

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.

Name: HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF BOYDELL'S FARMHOUSE

List entry Number: 1123322

Location

HOUSE APPROXIMATELY 70 METRES SOUTH SOUTH EAST OF BOYDELL'S FARMHOUSE, BRAINTREE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wethersfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1986

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115644

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Details

TL 7229 WETHERSFIELD BRAINTREE ROAD (east side)(Cherry Gardens)

6/131 House approx. 70 metres south-south-east of Boydell's Farmhouse

GV II

House. Early C16 or earlier, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing NW, with C17 stack in right bay, storeyed service bay to right, storeyed parlour/solar bay to left. C18 2-bay crosswing at left end, extending to rear, with C18 internal stack at the junction. C20 single-storey extension in rear angle, partly tiled, partly flat-roofed. C18 bakehouse to rear of right end, originally free-standing, now connected to the house. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements. First floor, 3 more, including 2 in swept dormers. C20 door in front of tiled lean-to porch. One C18 wooden casement window in left return wall with rectangular leading and vertical saddle bars. Jowled posts, heavy studding with arched bracing trenched to the inside. Large wood-burning hearth of 0.23 metre brickwork facing left, with chamfered mantel beam and lamb's tongue stops. Smaller hearth back to back with it, blocked. Early C17 inserted floor in hall comprising chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of vertical section, and original rebated boards. Partition between hall and parlour removed. Original wattle and daub in rear wall. Diamond mortices and shutter grooves for unglazed windows at each end, on upper storey. One tiebeam severed, another missing. Roof difficult of access, but apparently of collar-rafter construction, smoke-blackened over hall. This building has been 3 cottages, and still has 3 stairs, although now one house. Bread oven at rear right corner of bakehouse, access blocked. RCHM 31.

Listing NGR: TL7216929826

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National Grid Reference: TL 72169 29826

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