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Street Farmhouse, Finchingfield

Description: Street Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 115154

OS Grid Reference: TL6848032891
OS Grid Coordinates: 568480, 232891
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9690, 0.4512

Location: The Causeway, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4JT

Locality: Finchingfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4JT

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/10 Street Farmhouse


House. Early C16, altered in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing E, with late C16 stack in middle bay,
forming a lobby-entrance. Rear wing from left bay, and stair tower in rear
angle. An originally separate building to the right, of 3 bays aligned E-W with
central stack, extends forward to the road and is linked to the main house at
ground floor only. Main house of 2 storeys, rear wing and right wing of one
storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 splayed bays of early C19 sashes with
marginal lights. First floor, 3 early Cl9 sashes with marginal lights. Plain
door in C19 gabled porch. Roof hipped at right end only. Grouped diagonal
shafts, rebuilt. Right wing, garage doors, weatherboarded dado, Cl9 casement on
upper floor. The rear of the main house has 2 C18 windows, one of 3 lights and
one of 2 lights, each with a wrought iron casement. In the middle and right
bays the axial beams are chamfered with step stops, the joists plain and of
horizontal section. In the left bay the beam is moulded, the joists plastered
to the soffits. The moulding is similar to that of Sunnyside House, 7/44, q.v.
Jowled posts, close studding, edge-halved and bridled scarf in wallplate,
crownpost roof, the left crownpost chamfered to an octagonal section with step
stops, axial braces. Original wattle and daub infill, which in the upper right
wall retains the original combed pattern on the inside. RCHM 26.

Listing NGR: TL6848032929

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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