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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: 1123340



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: 115688

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TL 7031-7131 WETHERSFIELD HIGH STREET (north side)

5/176 Blenheim House


House. Late C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed imitation framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing SE, with axial stack at left end and rear stack near right end. Rear wing behind right end, forming an L-plan, and C20 extension in left rear angle. C20 single-storey lean-to extension at right end. One storey with attics. One C20 splayed bay, one C20 casement, and 2 more in lean-to dormers, all with diamond leading. C20 door. Traces of old patterned plaster in panels. Imitation framing exposed at right return. Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. Chamfered mantel beam with lamb's-tongue-plus-bar stops, large wood-burning hearth. Interrupted tiebeam construction in internal frame for original first floor doorway, now blocked.

Listing NGR: TL7127731337

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National Grid Reference: TL 71277 31337


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