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Sparrows Farmhouse, Twinstead

Description: Sparrows Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115832

OS Grid Reference: TL8721136795
OS Grid Coordinates: 587211, 236795
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9980, 0.7257

Location: Twinstead, Essex CO10 7LX

Locality: Twinstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO10 7LX

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Listing Text

TL 83 NE
5/111 Sparrows Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 or earlier. Timber framed and plastered with gabled peg tile
roofs. Basically of 'T' shaped plan form and of one storey with attics with
large crosswings at north end projecting forward to the west. There is a gabled
2 storey extension to the south end and C20 pantiled lean-to on southeast
corner. The west elevation (front) has a gabled dormer in the main block which
also has a tall ridgeline stack, C20 gabled porch and hipped peg tile roofed
extension. The west wall of the crosswing has a segmental C20 bow window with
some red brick and old reused crenellated girts. A large part of the timber
frame is exposed on this front and the rear has old pargetted plaster of raised
square panels. The rear has one lean-to dormer and windows are leaded light
casements. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL8721136795

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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