British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

Smiths Green Farmhouse, Steeple Bumpstead

Description: Smiths Green Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114185

OS Grid Reference: TL6694040175
OS Grid Coordinates: 566940, 240175
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0349, 0.4323

Location: B1054, Steeple Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7DY

Locality: Steeple Bumpstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB9 7DY

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Explore more of the area around Steeple Bumpstead, Essex at Explore Britain.

Listing Text

2/76 Smiths Green


House, C17 and C18, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays aligned approx. N-S, C17, with C19 external
chimney stack on E wall. Shorter parallel range of 4 bays to W with 2 internal
chimney stacks, C18. C19 porch in SW angle. 2 storeys. S elevation, half-
glazed door in tiled gabled porch of Gothic Revival style, with fretted
bargeboards, C19. One C20 casement window, one french window. First floor,
one C20 casement window, one late C19 double-hung sash window of 4 lights.
Late C19 fretted bargeboards on gable of E wing, W roof hipped. The E elevation
has on the ground floor one C18 horizontally sliding sash window of 16 lights,
and on the first floor 2 of 24 lights, with crown glass. The N elevation has
an C18 wooden lattice on one ground floor window. The interior of the E range
has transverse and axial beams plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
plastered to the soffits. In the W range the beams are plain; oat chaff is
present between the ceiling and floor as insulation.

Listing NGR: TL6694040175

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

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.