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Feering Place, Feering

Description: Feering Place

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 116410

OS Grid Reference: TL8698520606
OS Grid Coordinates: 586985, 220606
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8527, 0.7136

Location: Coggeshall Road, Feering, Essex CO5 9QX

Locality: Feering
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9QX

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Listing Text

TL 8620-8720 (east side)

7/89 Feering Place (formerly
21.12.67 listed as The Warrens,
Feering Place)

- II

House. C17, altered in C19. Timber framed and plastered, extended in red brick
in Flemish bond, facade of painted brick, roofed with handmade red plain tiles.
4 large bays facing SW, with rear stack to each outer bay. Original rear wing
of 2 bays behind left stack, extended in C19. C19 wing of similar length behind
right stack, and link at end, enclosing small service courtyard. 2 storeys.
Single-storey extensions to left and right of main range, with flat roofs.
Minor rear extensions, including a lean-to conservatory in rear right angle.
3-window range of tripartite sashes of 4-12-4 lights. Central glazed door with
marginal lights, fluted architrave, panelled jambs, Greek Doric portico. Simple
plaster cornice, plain parapet, hipped roof. The central 2 bays comprise an
entrance/stair hall with curved stair of c.1800, with wreathed mahogany
handrail, slender turned lotus balusters, and cast iron newels with guilloche
and other ornament. The sides of the upper part of the stair are panelled in
pine, with pine boarding to the soffit. On the lower right wall C17 painting of
an arcade pattern is present, covered by wallpaper. The transverse beam is
roll-moulded, chamfered on one side to clear the inserted stair; the floorboards
are original, of oak. Axial beams in the outer bays, boxed in. The original
rear wing has some close studding -exposed internally, blocked windows in the
left wall, and a chamfered axial beam, unstopped, the joists plastered to the
soffits. The original rear stack is of small early C16 bricks of high quality,
but is of C17 construction. The roof is original, of clasped purlin
construction. Exceptionally high storeys. An early C17 ovolo-moulded timber,
probably the sill of an oriel window, found in the roof, has been re-used as a
pelmet in the left ground-floor room.

Listing NGR: TL8698520606

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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