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Bridge House, Finchingfield

Description: Bridge House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115193

OS Grid Reference: TL6848632801
OS Grid Coordinates: 568486, 232801
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9681, 0.4512

Location: Bridge Street, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4JX

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

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Listing Text

(south-east side)

7/50 Bridge House


House. Circa 1600, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing N with central stack, forming a lobby-
entrance. Single-storey wing to left. External stack at right, with wing of
one storey and attic beyond. Single-storey lean-to extension to rear. 2
storeys with attics. Ground floor, 3 C20 casements and one C19 fixed window of
16 lights. First floor, 3 C20 casements. 2 more in feature gables. C20 door
with gabled hood. 4 octagonal shafts, rebuilt at top. The interior has
chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops and plain joists of horizontal section.
3 hearths have depressed brick arches, originally plastered but now stripped;
the lower left hearth has been extensively repaired. Jowled posts, clasped
purlin roof. 2 original oak panelled and studded doors, re-sited, one cut down.
RCHM 19.

Listing NGR: TL6848632801

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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