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Clarkes Farmhouse, Twinstead

Description: Clarkes Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 22 August 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115843

OS Grid Reference: TL8513935873
OS Grid Coordinates: 585139, 235873
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9904, 0.6950

Location: Twinstead, Essex CO10 7ND

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

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Listing Text

TL 83 NE Clarkes Farmhouse

- II

Cottage, former farmhouse. C16 or earlier and tim'ber framed and plastered with
gabled thatched roof. Of one storey with attics and 3 gabled dormers on
front. Gabled C20 porch and C20 extension at rear. One off centre ridgeline
stack and gable end stack at south end. Former small open hall house with in-
line chamber at south end. Heavy jowled posts and halved and bridled scarf
joints. Remnants of soot blackened crown post roof showing former hipped and
gablet arrangement at south end. Unusually, the hip rafters rise to ridgeline
rather than base of gablets, but are similarly soot blackened.

Listing NGR: TL8513935873

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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