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Birds Farmhouse, Boreham

Description: Birds Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 December 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 112447

OS Grid Reference: TL7451613384
OS Grid Coordinates: 574516, 213384
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7919, 0.5291

Location: Boreham, Essex CM3 3NE

Locality: Boreham
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 3NE

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Listing Text

Birds Farmhouse
TL 71 SW 5/20 29.12.52.


The present building is a C16-C17 timber-framed and plastered house although
records go back to 1390 when property, possibly on this site, was associated
with the name of Thomas Brid. The house was restored and renovated in the C20.
Cross wings at the north and south ends are jettied on the lst storey and supported on exposed joists and brackets. 2 storeys. 3 window range, casements with
lattice leaded lights. Roof tiled, with a central - original chimney stack with
3 diagonally set shafts on a rectangular base, The interior has original features
including the remains of a screen with 2 four-centred arches and a room with
a king post roof truss and exposed rafters. (RCHM 6).

Listing NGR: TL7451613384

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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