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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: 1123441



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Hatfield Peverel

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 18-Mar-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115435

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5/95 Berwick Farmhouse 18.3.85 II

House. Mid C14, altered in C16 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall facing SW, with late C16 axial stack in left bay, service bay to left, 2-bay parlour/solar crosswing to right. 2-bay extension to rear of crosswing, late C16, and late C16 lean-to stair extension in rear angle. C19 extension to right of crosswing, with stack in the intermediate wall, and C20 single-storey extension to rear of it. Hall range of one storey with attics, remainder of 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4 C20 sashes. First floor, 2 C20 casements, one more in gabled dormer (under construction at time of survey, January 1985) and one C20 sash in gable dormer. The crosswing is jettied to the front, fully plastered. The hall has a chamfered ogee doorhead (mutilated) and wide display bracing in the right wall, a large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, and a late C16 inserted floor comprising a chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists of horizontal section, all with lamb's tongue stops, supported on pegged clamps. The service bay was unstoreyed originally, now with a floor, rebuilt in softwood, and an early C19 semi-circular cupboard. The crosswing has plain joists of large horizontal section. Crownpost roofs in both, the central crownpost of the hall of octagonal section with moulded base and cap, 4-way bracing (but axial braces missing), and heavily smoke-blackened rafters and collars; wide axial bracing in crosswing. The rear extension has close studding with straight braces trenched to the inside, a blocked unglazed window in the upper right wall with mortices for 3 diamond mullions, and a clasped purlin roof. The stair extension has close studding.

Listing NGR: TL7782211768

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National Grid Reference: TL 77822 11768


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