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Owl's Hall Farmhouse, Wethersfield

Description: Owl's Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115612

OS Grid Reference: TL7379030693
OS Grid Coordinates: 573790, 230693
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9476, 0.5273

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)

1/98 Owl's Hall Farmhouse

- II

House. Mid-C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 4 bays facing NE, with central stack. C20 extension at left
end of L plan, extending to the rear. C20 gabled extension in front of stack.
One storey with attics. Ground floor, 5 C20 casements. First floor, 4 more,
including 2 in gabled dormers. C20 door in recessed porch. Jowled posts, close
studding. To left of the stack there is a chamfered binding beam with
step stops, heavy plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it with soffit
tenons with diminished haunches (replaced by later vertical joists in the left
bay) and a crownpost roof with axial bracing, the rafters replaced in softwood.
Large wood-burning hearth, partly rebricked. To right of the stack there is a
moulded binding beam and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and chamfered
joists of horizontal section with lamb's tongue stops. RCHM 52.

Listing NGR: TL7379030693

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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