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Blixes Farmhouse, Fairstead

Description: Blixes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115377

OS Grid Reference: TL7583117926
OS Grid Coordinates: 575831, 217926
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8323, 0.5505

Location: Fairstead, Essex CM3 2BJ

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

2/24 Blixes Farmhouse


House, extended to form 2 houses. Early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing N, with axial
stack in second bay from right end. Wing to rear of right bay, with axial
stack, forming an L-plan, and C20 single-storey lean-to extension beyond. Large
C20 extension to left of main range with axial stack, combining with the 2 left
bays to form a separate house. Main range of 2 storeys, rear wing of one storey
with attics. Ground floor, 3 C20 splayed bays of casements, and one C20
casement. First floor, 3 C20 casements. Large hipped porch with C20 door.
Roof half-hipped at both ends. Jowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs in
wallplates, chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops in both ranges.

Listing NGR: TL7583117926

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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