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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: 1308797



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

County: Essex

District: Braintree

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Bardfield Saling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 02-Jan-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 114908

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1/3 Purples Farmhouse


House. Late C14 and early C16. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs. left and right external red brick chimney stacks. Hall with gabled crosswing to right. 2 storeys. 2 window range of C20 3 light casements. Central C20 door with top light, flat canopy on timber supports. Early C16 crosswing of 2 bays with moulded bridging joists, halvtd and bridled scarfs to top plates. Central tie beam cambered with arched braces and 2 armed crown post over. Doorway with 3 centred head and moulded jambs. C18 rear extension. The late C14 sooted hall roof originally with a crown post is now of one and part of another bay. A floor was inserted late C16 and part of it removed when the chimney was inserted about circa 1600. Jowled storey posts. The shutter groove of main window is visible. Many C18 doors with some original Ironmongery.

Listing NGR: TL6949827766

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National Grid Reference: TL 69498 27766


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