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Statutory Address:

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

Braintree (District Authority)
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TL 7031-7131 5/166 21.12.67

WETHERSFIELD THE GREEN (south-east side) Ivanhoe House


House. C16 and C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing NW, early C16, with C16 rear wing of one bay, and single-storey extension beyond. 2-bay extension to left of main range, with axial stack, early C17, and C16 rear wing of 2 bays, the whole forming a half-H plan. 2 storeys with attics. Ground floor, 3 C20 casements. First floor, 4 C17/C18 3-light windows with wrought iron casements. Attic, 4 C20 casements in gabled dormers. The right half of the front elevation is jettied, with the jetty and framing above exposed. Bressumer carved with folded leaf design, exposed beams, joists and studding with 'Suffolk' bracing. The right first-floor window has a deep sill for a former oriel. Sprockets below eaves on both sides of both rear wings. Part of left side of right rear wing exposed, with blocked unglazed window having 3 diamond mullions. Jowled posts and close studding throughout. The right part of the main range has chamfered beams with step stops, plain joists of horizontal section jointed to them with soffit tenons with diminished haunches, mortices and shutter grooves for unglazed windows. The left part of the main range is unjettied and has chamfered axial beams, with jewel stops and lamb's tongue-plus-notch stops. The left rear wing has a binding beam with double ogee moulding, and C18 pine panelling in the ground floor room.

Listing NGR: TL7117531235


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 15 Aug 2002
Reference: IOE01/06839/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Paul Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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