BROOK FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123361

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Statutory Address: BROOK FARMHOUSE, BRAINTREE ROAD

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: BROOK FARMHOUSE, BRAINTREE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Wethersfield

National Grid Reference: TL 71396 30956

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History

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Details

TL 73 SW WETHERSFIELD BRAINTREE ROAD (east side)

1/125 Brook Farmhouse 21.12.67 GV II

House. C.1300, altered in C16 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay hall aligned NW-SE, with late C16 one-bay extension at SE end. Mid-C16 3-bay crosswing at NW end, forming an L-plan, extensively re-styled in C18, with internal stack at NE end and external stack at SW end, C18. Hall range of one storey with attics, crosswing of 2 storeys with attics. NW elevation, 5-window range of C18 sashes of 12 lights with some crown glass. 3 C18/C19 horizontally sliding sashes of 8 lights in gabled dormers. Central 6-panel door with shallow hood on profiled brackets. SW elevation, 6 C20 casements, and 3 more in gabled dormers. The hall has a cambered main tiebeam with vertical and horizontal spandrel struts and crownpost with 4-way bracing of wide section, steeply angled. The crownpost has a heavily moulded base and capital, consisting of a series of angle fillets, with a complete absence of rolls, heavily smoke-blackened. NE side of hall well restored in early C20. The crosswing formerly had a central stack, removed in the C18.

Listing NGR: TL7139630956

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115639

Legacy System: LBS

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