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Ben Fosters, Finchingfield

Description: Ben Fosters

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115196

OS Grid Reference: TL7023336026
OS Grid Coordinates: 570233, 236026
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9966, 0.4782

Location: 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)

2/53 Ben Fosters

- II

House. Circa 1600, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 4
bays facing SE, with axial stack in second bay from right, forming a lobby-
entrance. C19 external stack at left end. C20 single-storey extension to rear
of left end, with catslide roof. One storey and attics. 2-window range of C20
casements, the upper windows in eyebrow dormers. Door at front of C20 gabled
porch with plain tiled roof. The interior has jowled posts with arched braces
trenched inside exposed studs, and clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces.
Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, exposed joists of vertical
section supported on pegged clamps. Winder stair behind stack.

Listing NGR: TL7023336026

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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