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Hillside, Wethersfield

Description: Hillside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 115608

OS Grid Reference: TL7378630948
OS Grid Coordinates: 573786, 230948
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9499, 0.5274

Location: Wethersfield, Essex CM7 4DF

Locality: Wethersfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4DF

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Listing Text

(south-west side)

1/94 Hillside


House. Early C16, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing N, extended to left by one bay in
C18, with axial stack at the junction. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 3 late C19
bays of sashes, 2-6-2 lights. First floor, one C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights
and one late C19 sash of 6 lights. 4-panel door with simple hood on profiled
brackets. Roof hipped at left end, hipped with a gablet at right end. Original
sprockets below eaves at front, rear and right end. The original building has
jowled posts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to the outside,
chamfered axial beams, and plain joists of horizontal section jointed to them
with soffit tenons and diminished haunches. Trimmed stair trap in rear left
corner of right bay. Some wattle and daub infill still present at time of
survey, October 1984, while house was undergoing renovation. Crownpost roof
with arched axial bracing. The left extension has thinner studding, primary
straight bracing, unjowled posts, an axial beam with joists of vertical section,
and a clasped purlin roof. 2 large wood-burning hearths of 0.23 metre
brickwork, back to back.

Listing NGR: TL7378630948

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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