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Petches Bridge Old Farmhouse, Finchingfield

Description: Petches Bridge Old Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115213

OS Grid Reference: TL6991830875
OS Grid Coordinates: 569918, 230875
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9504, 0.4711

Location: Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4QN

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

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/71 Petches Bridge Old

- II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Southcotts. House. Mid C16, extended in early C17
and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays aligned N-S, mid C16, possibly the crosswing of
a hall house of which the remainder has disappeared. 2-bay extension to S,
early C17, with internal stack at the junction, against E wall. Present
entrance elevation to E. C20 single-storey extension to front of left end, C20
semi-circular conservatory to rear. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 C20 casements,
first floor 3 C20 casements. C20 door at front of tiled gabled porch. Right
end of roof hipped. Exposed close studding on right return wall, and original
sprockets there and at rear. Exposed studding on left return wall, with some
replacement timber. The interior has jowled posts, chamfered axial beams,
plain joists (of large horizontal section in right bays, smaller square section
in left end). At right end, exposed studding with curved tension braces
trenched to the inside, a complete unglazed window with 3 diamond mullions, and
a crownpost roof formerly having shallow axial braces (replaced in modern
timber). At left end, clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL6991830875

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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