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Ravensfield Farmhouse, Bures Hamlet

Description: Ravensfield Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 114832

OS Grid Reference: TL8823432953
OS Grid Coordinates: 588234, 232953
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9632, 0.7384

Location: Bures Hamlet, Essex CO8 5DP

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

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Listing Text

TL 83 SE
(north side)
4/43 (27/167) Ravensfield Farmhouse
- II
House. Early C17, extended in C18 and C19. Part timber framed and plastered,
part painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays
facing W, with axial chimney stack in second bay from right end, forming a
lobby-entrance, early C17. C18 timber-framed wing to rear of left end. Early
C19 brick wing to front of left end. Mid-C19 single-storey brick wing to rear
of right end. 2 storeys and attics. 2-window range of early C19 sashes of 16
lights, and in end of front wing, one more on ground floor, C20 equivalent on
first floor. Some crown glass. 6-panel door in C19 gabled brick porch. 2
similar sashes with crown glass in right return wall, scattered fenestration in
left return wall. Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops above ground and
first floors, joists plastered to the soffits. Clasped purlin roof with 3
collars to each full bay. Early C19 corner cupboard on ground floor. Most of
the ground floor windows have double-hung vertically sliding shutters in working
order, a rare feature. RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL8823432953

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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