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Elms Farmhouse, Wethersfield

Description: Elms Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115617

OS Grid Reference: TL7347331159
OS Grid Coordinates: 573473, 231159
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9519, 0.5229

Location: Widleybrook, Wethersfield, Essex CM7 4DF

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

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Listing Text

(north-east side)

1/103 Elms Farmhouse

- II

House. C17 and C18. Timber framed, roughcast rendered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. C18 front range of 4 bays facing SW, with internal stack at
rear of left bay. Early C17 rear range of 3 bays behind right end, with axial
stack at the junction, and single-storey extension beyond with end stack. 2
storeys. 3-window range of C18 sashes of 12 lights. 6-panel door, the top 2
panels glazed, in reeded doorcase, early C19, with shallow hood on profiled
brackets. Roof hipped. In rear range, large wood-burning hearth in front bay,
axial and transverse beams in middle bay, boxed in, and transverse joists of
heavy square section in rear bay. Clasped purlin roof, original in rear bay,
slightly altered in middle and front bays. The front range has one section of
exposed framing, of hardwood pegged and jointed with primary straight bracing.
On ground floor, partition between the 2 rooms removed.

Listing NGR: TL7347331159

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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