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Brand's Farmhouse, Wethersfield

Description: Brand's Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115695

OS Grid Reference: TL7227831676
OS Grid Coordinates: 572278, 231676
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9569, 0.5058

Location: Gray's Lane, Wethersfield, Essex CM7 4EH

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

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Listing Text

(south side)

1/183 Brand's Farmhouse

- II

House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
2-bay hall facing NW, with early C17 stack in right bay against rear wall,
storeyed parlour/solar bay to left, service bay to right, probably unstoreyed
originally. 2-bay ancillary building in-line to right, C16, now incorporated
with the house. C20 rear extension, single storey with flat roof, forming a
T-plan, with smaller extension in left rear angle. One storey with attics.
Ground floor, one C19 and 3 C20 casements. First floor, 2 C19 casements in
gabled dormers. C20 door. Jowled posts, heavy studding with arched bracing
trenched to the inside. The left bay has longitudinal plain joists of
horizontal section supported on pegged clamps. The hall has a chamfered axial
beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section supported on
pegged clamps. The right bay has transverse plain joists of horizontal section,
supported on pegged clamps. Crownpost roof, formerly with axial braces, all
braces removed. Large wood-burning hearth facing to left. The ancillary
building has arched braces trenched outside heavy studs, jowled posts, and was
originally storeyed in at least one bay, now open. RCHM 63.

Listing NGR: TL7227831676

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Source: English Heritage

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