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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: 1123888



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bradwell

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-Feb-1979

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 116350

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2/20 Whiteshill Farmhouse 27.2.79


House. Early C17, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing N with central stack, forming a lobby-entrance plan, with service wing to rear of stack. C18 extension in rear right angle, forming a short range parallel to the main range. C19 and C20 single-storey extensions to rear. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 4 + 8 lights wth some crown glass. 6-panel door at front of large gabled porch. 6 octagonal shafts. The right ground-floor room has a large wood-burning hearth, a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. The left ground-floor room has a large hearth with splayed sides and depressed arch, plastered, and a similar beam, the joists plastered to the soffits. To the rear of this hearth is a bread oven, almost complete, originally opening into the rear wing, the entrance blocked. On the first floor are 3 original internal doors, one to the attic stair of 3 planks with closely-spaced D-section grooves, the others with moulded portcullis frames (one reduced in width). The attic floor and stair to it are original. Jowled posts, straight corner braces trenched inside the studding. The main range has the original butt-purlin roof, the rear wing has the original clasped purlin roof. RCHM (Pattiswick) 13.

Listing NGR: TL8208922733

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National Grid Reference: TL 82089 22733


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