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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: 1307133



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Wethersfield

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Mar-1986

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 115616

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1/102 Pouches Thatch

- II

House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 3-bay main range facing SW, with 2-bay crosswing to left, and axial stack at the junction. C20 2-storey extension to rear of crosswing, and C20 single-storey flat-roofed extension in rear angle. Main range of one storey with attics, crosswing of 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements. First floor, 2 more incuding one in gabled dormer. Date 1697 inscribed in plaster of dormer gable. Jowled posts, curved braces trenched inside heavy studding. The crosswing has a chamfered binding beam, plain joists of horizontal section, a cambered central tiebeam with one arched brace remaining, and a crownpost roof with axial bracing. Grooves for sliding shutters at front and side, no evidence of a jetty. The main range has an inserted floor of longitudinal plain joists supported on pegged clamps, late C16. Internal tiebeams removed or severed, roof fully plastered. 2 C20 grates in axial stack. The origin of the date 1697 on the dormer is not known.

Listing NGR: TL7295131574

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National Grid Reference: TL 72951 31574


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