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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: 1123350



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: 17-Mar-1982

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1985

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115607

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1/93 Readings Farmhouse 17.3.82 (formerly listed under Blackmore End)

- II

House. C.1600, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing SW, with internal stack in second bay from left end against rear wall. Extended to left by one bay in C18/C19, with C19 and C20 extensions to rear of it. One storey with attics. 3 horizontally sliding sashes of 24 lights on ground floor, and 2 of 18 lights in gabled dormers, all C20 accurate reproductions of C19 originals. C20 door. Original sprockets below eaves at front and back. The interior has jowled posts, curved tension braces trenched inside studs, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of horizontal section, original floorboards. All floors raised in 1983. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in wallplates, clasped purlin roof. Large wood-burning hearth facing to right.

Listing NGR: TL7494631366

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National Grid Reference: TL 74946 31366


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