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Timbers, Finchingfield

Description: Timbers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115206

OS Grid Reference: TL6936234307
OS Grid Coordinates: 569362, 234307
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9814, 0.4647

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)

3/64 Timbers


House. Mid-C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 4
bays facing SE. Stack in second bay from left, against rear wall, late C16.
Staircase extension in front of stack, c.1936, with hipped roof. 2 storeys. 3
C20 casements on ground floor, 4 on first floor. C20 door and gabled porch.
The interior has jowled posts, heavy studding with curved tension braces
trenched to the inside, transverse and axial chamfered beams with step stops,
heavy plain joists of horizontal section. The stack, although of small bricks
and built in the second half of the C16, is an insertion in a short bay probably
designed originally for a timber framed chimney. The mantel beams are chamfered
with lamb's tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TL6936234307

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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