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Seven Winds, Stisted

Description: Seven Winds

Grade: II
Date Listed: 23 February 1981
English Heritage Building ID: 116300

OS Grid Reference: TL7998724856
OS Grid Coordinates: 579987, 224856
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8932, 0.6143

Locality: Stisted
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8AW

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Listing Text

(west side)

7/281 No. 12 (Seven Winds)
23.2.81 (formerly listed as
nos. 12 and 13)


Range of 4 attached cottages, now one house. C18/early C19, altered in later
C19 and 1981. Timber framed, facade of red brick in Flemish bond, remainder
plastered, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Single-span range facing NE
with 2 internal stacks in front of axis. Full length lean-to extension to rear,
and porch extension at right end, 1981. One storey with attics. 4 C20
casements, each with a plastered recess in the brick facade above, with a
2-centred head. 4 similar casements, each in a blocked doorway bricked up to
the sill, with similar recess above. 2 C20 casements in gabled dormers. C20
door in porch at right. The original rear wall is of plastered brick to a
height of approximately 1 metre, with 2 door apertures in the right half, left
half missing. Light studding, primary straight bracing, nailed construction.
End tiebeams halved or tenoned to wallplates, internal tiebeams lap-dovetailed
but all severed for doorways. Light joists of plain vertical section; some
timber re-used. 4 hearths, of which all have been altered in 1981. Originally
all had segmental arches on iron strips; in 2 the arch has been replaced by an
inserted mantel beam, in one the arch remains with an inserted mantel beam
below; in one the arch remains intact, but the side of the hearth has been cut
back and rebuilt. Shown in a map of 1823 (Essex Record Office, Q/Hi 4/39).

Listing NGR: TL7998724856

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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