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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: 1147765



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Shalford

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 21-Dec-1967

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115578

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3/59 Garretts


- II*

House. C.1600, restored in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing SW, with axial stack in second bay from left end, forming a lobby-entrance. C20 single-storey extensions at left end and to rear of left end. 2 storeys and attics. 3-window range of C18 3-light casements (some introduced or reproduction). C20 plain boarded door in C20 gabled porch. 4 octagonal shafts with moulded bases, rebuilt at top. The interior has jowled posts, exposed studding with straight braces trenched to the inside, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, plain joists of horizontal section. On ground floor, 2 large wood-burning hearths, the mantel beams chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. On first floor, 2 original hearths with depressed arches of plastered brick, one chamfered, the other moulded. Original framed stair to rear of stack, with splat balusters at attic level. This house contains an exceptional range of interior doors of various types, some original, others introduced but correct for period, with original door furniture. All the windows are accurately restored, in some cases with genuine windows of the correct period introduced from elsewhere. Butt-purlin roof with straight wind-braces. RCHM 24.

Listing NGR: TL7177027240

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National Grid Reference: TL 71770 27240


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