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Purples Farmhouse, Bardfield Saling

Description: Purples Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 114908

OS Grid Reference: TL6949827766
OS Grid Coordinates: 569498, 227766
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9226, 0.4635

Location: Plums Lane, Bardfield Saling, Essex CM7 5EJ

Locality: Bardfield Saling
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 5EJ

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Listing Text


1/3 Purples Farmhouse


House. Late C14 and early C16. Timber framed and plastered. Red plain tiled roofs.
left and right external red brick chimney stacks. Hall with gabled crosswing to right.
2 storeys. 2 window range of C20 3 light casements. Central C20 door with top light,
flat canopy on timber supports. Early C16 crosswing of 2 bays with moulded bridging
joists, halvtd and bridled scarfs to top plates. Central tie beam cambered with
arched braces and 2 armed crown post over. Doorway with 3 centred head and moulded
jambs. C18 rear extension. The late C14 sooted hall roof originally with a crown
post is now of one and part of another bay. A floor was inserted late C16 and part of
it removed when the chimney was inserted about circa 1600. Jowled storey posts.
The shutter groove of main window is visible. Many C18 doors with some original

Listing NGR: TL6949827766

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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