GREAT BIGGINS FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1123491

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

Date of most recent amendment: 17-May-1985

Statutory Address: GREAT BIGGINS FARMHOUSE, WETHERSFIELD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: GREAT BIGGINS FARMHOUSE, WETHERSFIELD ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Finchingfield

National Grid Reference: TL6894632763

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History

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Details

TL 6832 7/103 21.12.67

FINCHINGFIELD WETHERSFIELD ROAD (south side) Great Biggins Farmhouse (Formerly listed as Great Biggins (2 flats))

GV II

House. C16, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay range aligned E-W, probably the crosswing of a manor house formerly extending to the S, of which the remainder has been demolished. Central stack, late C16. C18 extension to N of E end, with external stack at end. C18/C19 bakehouse to E, linked to house in C20. Main range of 2 storeys, N range of one storey with attics. S elevation, 3-window range of C20 casements. Door at front of C20 gabled porch. The interior of the main range has a chamfered transverse beam (formerly with a fillet, mutilated), heavy plain joists of horizontal section, and evidence of a former jetty to the W. Large jowled posts are chamfered with step stops. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in S wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with arched collar, bearing the legend, painted in red and green 'borne 1760 I.W. July 21 -- 38 yr 0uld', incomplete. On the N upper wall of the main range some zigzag patterned exterior plaster has been enclosed by the later extension. Moated site. RCHM 11.

Listing NGR: TL6894632763

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115245

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Essex North West, (1916)

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