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Fishpits, Bures Hamlet

Description: Fishpits

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114829

OS Grid Reference: TL8751933262
OS Grid Coordinates: 587519, 233262
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9662, 0.7282

Location: Bures Hamlet, Essex CO8 5DR

Locality: Bures Hamlet
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO8 5DR

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Listing Text

TL 83 SE
(west side)
4/40 Fishpits
- II
House. C17. Painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. 4 bays facing SE, with axial chimney stack forming lobby-entrance.
Timber framed C17 wing to rear right, raised in C18. C20 wing to rear left,
forming a half-H plan, and single-storey lean-to between the wings, C20. C18
external oven at right end of main range. 2 storeys. 3 C20 sashes of 20 lights
on ground floor, 3 late C18 sashes of 16 lights on first floor. C20 door at
front of gabled porch. Both ends of roof half-hipped. Interior partitions
timber-framed, with primary straight bracing. In right bay, chamfered axial
beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. In middle
room, transverse beam and plain joists of horizontal section. In left bay,
plain beam, originally plastered over, now exposed, and joists plastered to the
soffits. The floor of the bread oven has been removed for a central heating
boiler, but the walls and arched roof survive.

Listing NGR: TL8751933262

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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