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Town House, Great Bardfield

Description: Town House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 2 May 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 115309

OS Grid Reference: TL6746530480
OS Grid Coordinates: 567465, 230480
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9476, 0.4353

Location: Bell Lane, Great Bardfield, Essex CM7 4RE

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

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

8/170 Town House


House, part of a larger house originally. C16, altered in C17 and C18. Timber
framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4-bay main range facing
SE, with one axial stack and C18 external stack at left end. C16 internal stack
at right end, now at the partition between this house and Town House Cottages,
formerly part of the same house (q.v.). C17 rear wing behind this stack (over-
lapping Town House Cottages) at an acute angle to the main range, with C18 stack
at end, and single-storey extension roofed with red clay Roman tiles beyond.
C17 stair tower in rear angle. 2 storeys. 2 splayed bays with early C20 sashes
of 8-16-8 lights. On first floor, 3 late C18 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door
with 4 upper panels glazed, in moulded and pedimented doorcase, late C18.
Hipped gablet at right end of roof. At the rear, one late C17 and one early C18
3-light window, each with one wrought iron casement. The interior has jowled
posts, a chamfered axial beam with step stops, exposed plain joists of
horizontal section, and underbuilt jetty. In the right wall of the rear
extension there is a blocked early C17 window. On the first floor of the main
range there is some C18 pine panelling. RCHM 24.

Listing NGR: TL6746530480

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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