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Orchard House, Toppesfield

Description: Orchard House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 December 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 114492

OS Grid Reference: TL7390537308
OS Grid Coordinates: 573905, 237308
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0070, 0.5323

Location: 18 The Street, Toppesfield, Essex CO9 4DZ

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

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Listing Text

6/7 No. 1 (Orchard House)

House, C15 or earlier, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall aligned E-W with late C16 axial
chimney stack at W end. 3-bay entrance range to W, early C18, forming an L-
plan. External chimney stack at N end contains C16/17 bricks but appears to
be of early C18 construction. External chimney stack at S end rebuilt in C19.
Single-storey extension to N of hall range with lean-to roof of black pantiles,
C20. 2 storeys. Symmetrical elevation. C20 half-glazed door with moulded
architraves and shallow hood on scrolled brackets, 2 double-hung sash windows
of 12 lights on ground floor, 3 on first floor, C18. Some exposed framing on
rear range. The interior of the hall has jowled posts, tiebeams and stop-
chamfered end plates. The entrance range has original doors, architraves and

Listing NGR: TL7390537308

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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