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Bailey Hill Farmhouse, Birdbrook

Description: Bailey Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114070

OS Grid Reference: TL7064840072
OS Grid Coordinates: 570648, 240072
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0328, 0.4863

Location: Birdbrook, Essex CO9 4BU

Locality: Birdbrook
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4BU

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Listing Text

Bailey Hill
3/31 Farmhouse


House, mid-C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. Main range of 4 bays aligned approx. NE-SW, aspect NW, with
axial chimney stack in second bay from SW end. Rear service wing from NE end
with end chimney stack. Single-storey C20 extension beyond, roofed with red
clay corrugated tiles. C20 tiled gabled porch to NE. 2 storeys with attics.
NW elevation has approx. central C19 4-panel door, in C18 shallow pedimented
doorcase. 4 C20 double-hung sash windows of 6 lights on each floor,
asymmetrically arranged. Pentice board on NE gable. Interior has axial beams
above both floors in main range, above ground floor in service wing, all plain-
chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Exposed joists of vertical section,
unchamfered. Primary straight bracing in walls, plastered over. Hearths facing
SW at both floors have rounded inside corners. RCHM 13.

Listing NGR: TL7064840072

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Source: English Heritage

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