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Kendalls, Terling

Description: Kendalls

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115484

OS Grid Reference: TL7664014915
OS Grid Coordinates: 576640, 214915
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8050, 0.5606

Location: Norman Hill, Terling, Essex CM3 2QE

Locality: Terling
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 2QE

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Listing Text

(north side)

10/136 Kendalls


House. Mid-C16. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Main range of 3 short bays facing SE, with stack in right bay against rear wall,
and 2-bay crosswing to right. Single-storey lean-to extension to rear of
crosswing, partly weatherboarded, with catslide roof. C20 single-storey
extension to rear of left bay. 2 storeys. 2-window range of C20 casements.
Plain boarded door with one small light. Roof of crosswing hipped at rear.
Originally jettied along the full length of the front elevation, now underbuilt.
Jowled posts, close studding with curved braces trenched to the inside. All
posts, girts and wallplates chamfered with step stops. In main range, chamfered
axial and transverse beams, joists plastered to the soffits, blocked unglazed
windows with shutter grooves, one tiebeam missing, large wood-burning hearth
(reduced for modern stove) forming a lobby-entrance. In crosswing, chamfered
binding beam with step stops, and joists of horizontal section chamfered with
step stops both inside and outside former jetty. Blocked unglazed windows with
shutter grooves. Both crownpost roofs almost complete, the posts and
collar-purlin chamfered with step stops. This is an exceptionally well-finished
small house of 1550-75, with minimal alteration. RCHM 19.

Listing NGR: TL7664014915

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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