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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: 1123454



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Fairstead

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 13-Mar-1986

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115364

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2/11 (15/237) Beauchamps (formerly listed as 2.5.53 Beauchamps Farmhouse) - II

House. Early C16, altered in late C16. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay main range facing NE, 3-bay crosswing to left, and internal stack at the junction. Stair tower in W angle. Small C20 lean-to extensions to right of hall range and to rear of crosswing. Main range of one storey with attic, crosswing of 2 storeys. 4 C20 casements on ground floor, one on first floor. Crosswing jettied at front, plastered except for 2 exposed beams. C20 door behind right extension. One flue at front of stack cement rendered, possibly from former oven or boiler. The main range has chamfered joists of horizontal section with step stops, jointed to chamfered binding beam with soffit tenons with diminished haunches. All joists to left of binding beam severed. Large hearth, blocked. Roof rebuilt in softwood. The crosswing has some studding exposed internally, a chamfered binding beam with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of horizontal section, jowled posts, and a large hearth reduced for a C20 grate. Diamond mortices for unglazed window in rear wall. Original studded partition on first floor between middle and rear bay. Cambered tiebeam with peg for crownpost, but roof converted to clasped purlin form. Original floorboards. Moated site. RCHM 3.

Listing NGR: TL7640017011

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National Grid Reference: TL 76400 17011


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