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Eagle Farm Cottages, Birdbrook

Description: Eagle Farm Cottages

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 114085

OS Grid Reference: TL7244942777
OS Grid Coordinates: 572449, 242777
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0565, 0.5139

Location: 4 Ridgewell Road, Halstead CO9 4AF

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

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Listing Text

3/14 Nos. 1, 2 and 3,
7/8/52 Eagle Farm Cottages
(formerly listed as
GV Eagle Farmhouse)
Long-jetty house, early C16, extended in C19. Timber framed, plaster marked
in imitation of stone blocks, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays
aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with axial chimney stack near middle. Extension
to N with external chimney stack at end, and extension to W of it with internal
chimney stack, C19, forming an L-plan. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door
at front of flat-roofed porch (no. 3), 4-panel door (no. 2), 3 C20 casement
windows. Full-length jetty, plastered, 4 hollow-moulded brackets visible below.
First floor, 3 C20 casement windows. In N extension (no. 1) one C20 casement
window on each floor. 4 grouped diagonal shafts on central chimney stack.
Interior above ground floor has joists with double-ogee mouldings and elaborate
foliate stops, beams have double-ogee mouldings. Above first floor there is
an original timber ceiling, the beams and wallplates richly carved in a helical
foliate design, deeply cut and fringed, the joists double-ogee moulded with
foliate stops. Side-purlin roof with arched wind-braces.

Listing NGR: TL7244942777

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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