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Craigs, Stambourne

Description: Craigs

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114161

OS Grid Reference: TL7151637855
OS Grid Coordinates: 571516, 237855
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0126, 0.4978

Locality: Stambourne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4NQ

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Listing Text

5/17 ROAD


Lobby-entrance house, c.1600 extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered with
some weatherboarding, roof thatched. 4 bays aligned NE-SW, aspect SE, with
axial chimney stack in second bay from NE and external stack at SW end. Single-
storey extension at each end with shingled hipped roof, C20. Flat-roofed
extension to rear of SW end, C20. Single storey with attics. Door at front
of thatched gabled porch, french windows, 3 casement windows, all C20. C20
casement window in gabled dormer with fretted bargeboards, C17. Some framing
exposed internally. Jowled posts. Arched braces of shallow inclination from
posts to wallplates and tiebeams, inside studs. Face-halved and bladed scarfs
in wallplates. Axial beams plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
of horizontal section. Clasped purlin roof. Central stack of 5cm. bricks.
An indenture in the possession of the owner records the sale of the house with 6
acres by Thomas Marsh to John Cragg in 1686, the origin of the present name.

Listing NGR: TL7151637855

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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