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Old Wills Farmhouse, Feering

Description: Old Wills Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116428

OS Grid Reference: TL8796221173
OS Grid Coordinates: 587962, 221173
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8575, 0.7281

Location: Little Tey Road, Feering, Essex CO5 9RP

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

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Listing Text

TL 82 SE (east side)

3/107 Old Wills Farmhouse


Shown on OS map as Old Wills. House. C14/15, altered in C16 and C20. Timber
framed, plastered with frame partly exposed and some artificial framing, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 3-bay main range facing NE with late C16 stack
at the left end against the front wall, and internal stack at the right end.
2-bay crosswing to left, with small single-storey extension to the rear. C19
wing of painted brick to the left, with internal stack at the junction. Jettied
crosswing to right, of main range, c.1920, with axial stack. 2 storeys and one
storey with attics. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements with diamond leading. First
floor, 2 similar casements. C17 re-sited door of moulded planks, altered at
bottom, in reproduction 4-centred doorhead with modern carved date 1528 and
ovolo-moulded canopy. The left crosswing is jettied to the front, with 2
original wide plain brackets and one reproduction. Jowled posts, heavy studding
with curved tension braces trenched to the outside. The crosswing has plain
joists of large horizontal section; ceiled, probably to the collars of a
crownpost roof. The main range has a large wood-burning hearth facing to the
right of 0.33 metre brickwork, a late C16 inserted floor with plain joists of
square section jointed to the axial beam with soffit tenons with diminished
haunches, roof altered. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL8796221173

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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