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Clay Wall House, Steeple Bumpstead

Description: Clay Wall House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114212

OS Grid Reference: TL6802741328
OS Grid Coordinates: 568027, 241328
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0449, 0.4487

Location: 39 Chapel Street, Steeple Bumpstead NR14 8JH.

Locality: Steeple Bumpstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 8JH.

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Listing Text

21/6/62 Clay Wall House


House, early C17 or earlier, altered in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned NW-SE, aspect NE, with
axial chimney stack in second bay from SE, forming lobby entrance, and external
chimney stack at NW end. 2 rear wings, and lean-to extension in W angle. 2
storeys. 6-panel door with top 2 glazed in Tuscan porch, one tripartite double-
hung sash window of 2-4-2 lights, late C19, and 3 double-hung sash windows of 4
lights, late C19. First floor, 5 similar sash windows. In base of main chimney
stack there are 2 recessed panels with the date 1614 inscribed in modern
plaster. It has 4 octagonal shafts, rebuilt at the top. Roof hipped at SE end
only. RCHM 19.

Listing NGR: TL6802741328

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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