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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: 1146812



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: 13-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115374

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1/21 The Stores

- II

House. C.1590, converted to a shop and house in C19, and back to a house in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing NE, with stack in second bay from left end against rear wall, forming a lobby-entrance, and external stack at right end. Original lean-to behind left end, extended along the remainder of the rear wall in C18/C19. 2 storeys. 3 C20 casements and C19 shop window converted to domestic use with diamond leading; first floor, 3 C20 casements. One C19 half-glazed door and one plain boarded door. The shopfront retains a C19 3-directional sign reading 'Lifebuoy Soap - Sunlight Soap - No wear no tear no care' made by Roots and Heinemann of Connersville, Indiana, under a patent of 1888. Jowled posts, close studding with curved tension braces trenched to the inside, with some original wattle and daub. Large wood-burning hearth of 0.33 m brickwork facing to right, and another facing to left, altered at rear. Notches in the brickwork at the front indicate that the original newel stair was just inside the front door. Diamond mortices for unglazed windows at rear. A continuous chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops spans the 2 right bays and is jointed into a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, an unusual construction. Plain joists of vertical section. Face-halved and bladed scarfs in both wallplates. Clasped purlin roof, with original partitions infilled with wattle and daub to apex. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL7473315958

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National Grid Reference: TL 74733 15958


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