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The Herons, Fairstead

Description: The Herons

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 February 1982
English Heritage Building ID: 115373

OS Grid Reference: TL7476316080
OS Grid Coordinates: 574763, 216080
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8160, 0.5340

Location: Braintree Road, Fairstead, Essex CM3 2BB

Locality: Fairstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 2BB

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/20 The Herons (formerly
24.2.82 listed as The Cottages,
Nos. 1 and 2)


House. C17. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with slate and handmade red clay
tiles. 4 bays facing W, with axial stack one bay from left end, and rear stack
near right end. Single storey extension behind right end. 2 storeys. 4-window
range of C20 casements. 4-panel door at front of gabled porch. Jowled posts.
The axial stack has 2 wood-burning hearths of 0.23 m brickwork. 2 chamfered
transverse beams with lamb's-tongue-and-roll stops, plain joists of vertical
section. The front wall has been raised approx. one metre in early C19 when
this house was converted into 2 cottages, and back to one house again in C20.

Listing NGR: TL7476316080

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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