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Eyston Smyths Farmhouse, Belchamp Otten

Description: Eyston Smyths Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 113979

OS Grid Reference: TL8268642925
OS Grid Coordinates: 582686, 242925
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0546, 0.6631

Location: Belchamp Otten, Essex CO10 7LA

Locality: Belchamp Otten
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 7LA

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Listing Text

4/23 Eyston Smyths
7.8.52 Farmhouse


House. Early C15 with later and C17 additions and alterations. Timber framed
and plastered. Hipped red plain tiled crosswing of 2 storeys with hipped 1
storey and attic range to left. This range with a gabled dormer and lean-to
red tiled extension. One window range to crosswing. The crosswing is double
jettied with 4 brackets to each side (the right bullnosed beam jetty is exposed
internally) and has a central attached shaft red brick chimney stack. Internal
features include circa 1500 inglenook fireplace with salt alcoves and bread
oven arches. Cambered wooden mantel beam. Brick floors. Foliate chamfer stops
to bridging joist. Mullion window. 1683 date on internal plaster to later
range. Fine early staircase from elsewhere. Cambered floor. Unusual tenons to
floor joists. Roof originally crown post construction.

Listing NGR: TL8268642925

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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