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Hawkin's Harvest, Finchingfield

Description: Hawkin's Harvest

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 115238

OS Grid Reference: TL7004330567
OS Grid Coordinates: 570043, 230567
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9476, 0.4728

Location: Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4QW

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

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Listing Text


4/96 Hawkin's Harvest
23.2.81 (Formerly listed under
Waltham's Cross)
- II

House. Mainly c.1600, with a fragment of a C15 house, extended in C20. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays facing NW, with
axial stack in second bay from left end, external stack at right end, and one
bay of a late medieval hall house to the rear of the left bay. Single-storey
lean-to extension in rear angle. Large C20 extension to left. 2 storeys.
Ground floor, 4 C20 casements. First floor, 6 C20 casements. C20 door in lean-
to porch. Roof half-hipped at both ends. Grouped diagonal shafts on main
stack. The single bay to the rear has a chamfered axial beam with step stops,
joists (plastered to the soffits) supported on pegged clamps, jowled posts, and
a roof rebuilt in the C17, with some re-used smoke-blackened rafters. The main
building has a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops in the left bay, 2
chamfered transverse beams with bar stops in the right section, and plain joists
of horizontal section throughout. 2 large wood-burning hearths, the left hearth
having an oven door but no oven, the right hearth having a chamfered mantel beam
with bar stops. Jowled posts, heavy framing. Late C18 corner cupboard with
spherical top and shaped shelves, the latter slightly altered. RCHM 47.

Listing NGR: TL7004330567

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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