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Locksmith's Farmhouse, Finchingfield

Description: Locksmith's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115195

OS Grid Reference: TL7080536426
OS Grid Coordinates: 570805, 236426
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0000, 0.4868

Location: Finchingfield Road, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4JB

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/52 Locksmith's Farmhouse

- II

House. C16, altered in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles. 3-bay main range facing E with axial stack in middle bay, forming a
lobby-entrance. 3-bay crosswing at right, an independent structure, with C19
internal stack at rear end. C18 extension to left, with internal stack at end.
Single-storey extension behind main range, with catslide roof. 2 storeys.
Ground floor, 3 early C19 sashes of 16 lights, and one imitation window painted
on plaster of crosswing. First floor, 3 similar windows and one of 12 lights,
and similar imitation. 6-panel door with top panels glazed, in simple doorcase
with shallow hood on twin moulded brackets. Wooden parapet along front and
returning approx. 1 metre at sides. 2 storeys. The interior has jowled posts,
axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of horizontal section.

Listing NGR: TL7080536426

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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