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Whiteshill Farmhouse, Bradwell

Description: Whiteshill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 February 1979
English Heritage Building ID: 116350

OS Grid Reference: TL8208922733
OS Grid Coordinates: 582089, 222733
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8734, 0.6437

Location: Coggeshall Road, Bradwell, Essex CM7 8ED

Locality: Bradwell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8ED

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Listing Text

TL 82 SW
(south side)

2/20 Whiteshill Farmhouse


House. Early C17, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing N with central stack, forming a
lobby-entrance plan, with service wing to rear of stack. C18 extension in rear
right angle, forming a short range parallel to the main range. C19 and C20
single-storey extensions to rear. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes
of 16 lights. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 4 + 8 lights wth some crown
glass. 6-panel door at front of large gabled porch. 6 octagonal shafts. The
right ground-floor room has a large wood-burning hearth, a chamfered axial beam
with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. The left
ground-floor room has a large hearth with splayed sides and depressed arch,
plastered, and a similar beam, the joists plastered to the soffits. To the rear
of this hearth is a bread oven, almost complete, originally opening into the
rear wing, the entrance blocked. On the first floor are 3 original internal
doors, one to the attic stair of 3 planks with closely-spaced D-section grooves,
the others with moulded portcullis frames (one reduced in width). The attic
floor and stair to it are original. Jowled posts, straight corner braces
trenched inside the studding. The main range has the original butt-purlin roof,
the rear wing has the original clasped purlin roof. RCHM (Pattiswick) 13.

Listing NGR: TL8208922733

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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