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The Red Lion Inn, Finchingfield

Description: The Red Lion Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 115161

OS Grid Reference: TL6855332830
OS Grid Coordinates: 568553, 232830
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9684, 0.4522

Location: Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4NN

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

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Listing Text

(north side)
7/18 The Red Lion Inn


House, now an inn. Early C16, altered in late C16 and early C19. Timber
framed, mainly plastered, with painted brick facade to SE, slate roofs. Long-
jetty house of 3 bays facing SE, with late C16 inserted stack one bay from left
side. Late C16 rear extension of 2 bays from left end, with C19 central stack.
Early C19 rear extension of 3 bays from right end, angled outwards to form a V-
plan, with 2 internal end stacks. 2 C19 single-storey lean-to extensions in
rear angle. 2 storeys, S elevation (to Church Hill), one splayed bay of C20
casements, 2 C19 tripartite sashes of 4-12-4 lights, and on the first floor 3
early C19 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door in panelled doorcase with shallow
hood. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. E elevation (to courtyard/car park), 2
sashes of 20 lights on ground floor, 3 sashes of 12 lights on first floor, and
central 6-panel door in simple pedimented doorcase, all early C19. Low-pitched
roof. The interior of the street range has moulded transverse and axial beams,
heavy joists of horizontal section jointed to them with soffit tenons with
diminished haunches. The stack has 2 depressed arches, much altered at ground
floor level, stripped of plaster but otherwise unaltered on the first floor.
Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams, but roof completely rebuilt at a higher level.
RCHM 14.

Listing NGR: TL6855332830

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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