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Cage House, Great Bardfield

Description: Cage House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115278

OS Grid Reference: TL6757630680
OS Grid Coordinates: 567576, 230680
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9494, 0.4370

Location: Bridge Street, Great Bardfield, Essex CM7 4ST

Locality: Great Bardfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4ST

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Listing Text

(west side)

8/139 Cage House (formerly
21.12.67 listed as Woodpeckers)


Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Woodpeckers. House. Early C17, altered in C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing E,
with axial stack in second bay from right end. Short extension and C18/C19
stack at left end. Single-storey lean-to extension at right end. C17 stair
tower to rear of stack (stair removed) enclosed by rear extension, c.1950. 2
storeys. 4-window range of C20 casements. C20 gabled porch. Grouped diagonal
shafts on main stack. The interior has jowled posts, straight braces trenched
inside studs, one chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered
axial beam with exposed thin joists in left bay. Face-halved and bladed scarfs
in wallplates. 2 large wood-burning hearths. Introduced doorhead from an
earlier building alongside main stack. RCHM 35.

Listing NGR: TL6757630680

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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