SHEERING HALL FARMHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1147609

Date first listed: 02-May-1953

Date of most recent amendment: 19-Mar-1986

Statutory Address: SHEERING HALL FARMHOUSE, BRAINTREE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address: SHEERING HALL FARMHOUSE, BRAINTREE ROAD

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

County: Essex

District: Braintree (District Authority)

Parish: Shalford

National Grid Reference: TL 73571 26739

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Details

TL 72 NW SHALFORD BRAINTREE ROAD (west side)

3/38 Sheering Hall Farmhouse (formerly listed as Sheering 2.5.53 Hall) GV II

House. C16, altered in late C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Early C16 2-bay range aligned E-W, with axial stack at E end. Late C16 and C18 3-bay range to E, with axial stack in middle bay. Late C19 extensions to N and S, with end stacks. 2 storeys, cellar and attic. The S elevation is in Tudor Revival style, the left half jettied, with 2 late C19 tripartite sashes on each floor and one C18 sash of 12 lights on the first floor. Central C20 door with gabled and fretted canopy, late C19. All chimney shafts in Tudor Revival style. The interior of the early C16 (rear) range has chamfered transverse beams on half-height jowls, chamfered axial beams, jowled posts, close studding with 'Suffolk' braces trenched to the inside, and diamond mortices and shutter grooves for 2 unglazed windows, now blocked, in the upper S wall. The late C16 (front) range has 2 exposed jowled posts, one of which is splay-scarfed near the base, but little other exposed evidence. The upper and lower front rooms are lined with introduced oak panelling, c.1600, with reproduction carved frieze and chimney-piece, c.1870. The lower front room has an early C19 corner cupboard with domed head and geometrical fretting at the sides. The owner has architect's drawings of the conversion executed c.1868. Complete C19 bread oven in cellar. RCHM 4.

Listing NGR: TL7357126739

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 115557

Legacy System: LBS

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