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The Great Bardfield Cage, Great Bardfield

Description: The Great Bardfield Cage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115279

OS Grid Reference: TL6758830674
OS Grid Coordinates: 567588, 230674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9493, 0.4371

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)

8/140 The Great Bardfield Cage


Lock-up. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, with some blue headers, and
flint rubble. Gables weatherboarded. Roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Rectangular plan. 2 cells. E elevation, one window with external wooden
shutter, heavy oak door with iron studs picking out the date 1816, a small
barred window, and long hasped hinges. Inside this is a second door pierced
with 10 holes, not coinciding with the window of the outer door, and bolts. On
the S side there is a simple wooden door to the other cell. Roof rebuilt.
Built 1816 in the context of the Six Acts, reported to have been last used in

Listing NGR: TL6758830674

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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