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Danes Vale Farmhouse, Wethersfield

Description: Danes Vale Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115659

OS Grid Reference: TL7258730212
OS Grid Coordinates: 572587, 230212
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9436, 0.5096

Location: Wethersfield, Essex CM7 4AH

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

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Listing Text

(north side)

1/147 Danes Vale Farmhouse


House. C16, altered in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red
clay tiles. 3-bay range facing S, with internal stack in left bay against rear
wall, and 3-bay crosswing to left, extending to rear, forming an L-plan. C18
rear range parallel with main range, completing a rectangular plan. C19 jettied
and gabled extension in middle of front elevation. C20 apsidal conservatory to
left. 2 storeys and attic. All front windows are C19 casements. Grouped
diagonal shafts. In left return wall, on first floor, one C18 3-light window
with wrought iron casement and spring latch. Jowled posts, close studding with
curved braces trenched to the inside, chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops,
clasped purlin roof with arched wind bracing and cambered collars. One large
wood-burning hearth facing to right, another facing to left much altered. The
interior is extensively treated with C19 panelling and carving, including some
parts of the original frame. RCHM 38.

Listing NGR: TL7258730212

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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