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Ancillary Building 30 Metres East of Rook Hall Farmhouse, Cressing

Description: Ancillary Building 30 Metres East of Rook Hall Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116390

OS Grid Reference: TL7927720629
OS Grid Coordinates: 579277, 220629
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8555, 0.6018

Location: Polecat Road, Cressing, Essex CM7 8DQ

Locality: Cressing
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8DQ

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Listing Text

TL 72 SE (west side)

1/66 Ancillary building 30
metres east of Rook
Hall Farmhouse


Ancillary building of uncertain original purpose. Circa 1600. Timber framed,
weatherboarded and plastered with some exposed framing, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. 4 bays aligned NW-SE. 2 storeys. Single-storey lean-to extension
with corrugated iron roof at NW end. NE elevation (towards street), all
plastered, without apertures. SW elevation, 3 plain boarded doors, 2 boarded
loading doors on upper storey; lower storey weatherboarded, upper storey
plastered with framing exposed. Jowled posts. Curved 'Suffolk' braces trenched
outside studding, with chisel-cut carpenters' marks. Original binding beams and
plain joists of vertical section in NE half, SW half originally unfloored.
Clasped purlin roof. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7927720629

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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