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Hopwells Farmhouse, Great Maplestead

Description: Hopwells Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 114343

OS Grid Reference: TL7919734671
OS Grid Coordinates: 579197, 234671
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9816, 0.6080

Location: Great Maplestead, Essex CO9 2QU

Locality: Great Maplestead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 2QU

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Listing Text

3/124 Hopwells Farmhouse

House. C15 origin rear range with C16, C17 and later additions and alterations.
C16 or earlier front range with later alterations including re-roofing circa
1820. Timber framed and plastered. Hipped grey slate roof to front range.
Projecting eaves with late C16 or early C17 carved brackets. Red plain tiled
roof to rear range. Central plastered chimney stack. 2 storeys. Full length
open red tiled porch at first floor level with central gable. 4 window range of
C18/C19 small paned vertically sliding sashes to first floor. Three C20 bay
windows with casements to ground floor. 4 bay rear range with heavy timber
studding. C15 halved and bridled scarfs. Original first floor to kitchen.
Other floor inserted C16/17. Chimney stack inserted circa 1630. Roof late C16
of thin braced two armed crown post construction. Early C16 a two storey
crosswing was added. Front range fireplace and chimney stack circa 1550. Good
circa 1620 staircase. Several doors and window of late C16 with ironmongery.
Wall paintings circa 1680 (E.C. Rouse) and panelling of contemporary date. RCHM

Listing NGR: TL7919734671

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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