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Hill Farmhouse, Toppesfield

Description: Hill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 June 1962
English Heritage Building ID: 114483

OS Grid Reference: TL7291236135
OS Grid Coordinates: 572912, 236135
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9967, 0.5173

Location: Toppesfield, Essex CO9 4ED

Locality: Toppesfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4ED

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Listing Text

3/3 Hill Farmhouse

House, late C16, altered in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. In 2 builds (1) N crosswing, C16, (2) 4-bay house aligned N-S
with axial chimney stack in second bay from S, forming a lobby-entrance to the
E, c.1600. 2 storeys. 6-panel door in open pediment doorcase, C18, 3 C20
casement windows on ground floor and 4 on first floor. Roof of main block half-
hipped at both ends. The main range has chamfered axial beams with lamb's
tongue stops, original hearths (the interior of the S hearth rounded), edge-
halved and bridled scarfs in the wallplates, clasped purlin roof. The crosswing
has exposed framing internally, and a clasped purlin roof. It may not have been
a domestic building originally, but is now incorporated in the house.

Listing NGR: TL7291236135

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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