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Rainbirds, Hatfield Peverel

Description: Rainbirds

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115393

OS Grid Reference: TL7765509154
OS Grid Coordinates: 577655, 209154
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7529, 0.5724

Location: N Hill, Hatfield Peverel, Essex CM3 4BU

Locality: Hatfield Peverel
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 4BU

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Listing Text


7/52 Rainbirds

- II

Wrongly shown on OS map as Chelmer Cottages. House. Late C16 and C18, altered
in C20. Timber framed, roughcast rendered with some weatherboarding, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay early C18 range facing SE, with internal
stack at rear, and C19 2-storey lean-to extension at rear. 3-bay late C16 ran
to right, forming a T-plan, with C20 stack at the junction (replacing a C16/C17
stack in the same position). 2 storeys and attic. 3 C20 casements on ground
floor, 4 on first floor, one in attic gable. Door at front of C20 lean-to
porch. Original carved scrolled brackets to attic gable, and shaped sprockets
below eaves. The carved bressumer, bargeboards, pendant and diagonal shafts
described by the RCHM (23) are missing. In crosswing, close studding, original
studded partition between middle and rear bays, blocked window of early glazed
type in right wall with 2 ovolo mullions, and 2 similar blocked windows at
front, each with one ovolo mullion. Butt-purlin roof in front bay, clasped
purlin roof in remainder, blocked dormer to right. In C18 range, chamfered beam
with lamb's tongue stops.

Listing NGR: TL7765509154

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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