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Ancillary Building 10 Metres North East of Woodhouse Farmhouse, Kelvedon

Description: Ancillary Building 10 Metres North East of Woodhouse Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 116447

OS Grid Reference: TL8263320606
OS Grid Coordinates: 582633, 220606
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8542, 0.6505

Location: Kelvedon, Essex CO5 9DF

Locality: Kelvedon
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9DF

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Listing Text

TL 82 SW

2/ 134 Ancillary building 10
metres north-east of
18.5.87. Woodhouse Farmhouse


Ancillary building used as bakehouse, brewhouse and stable. C18, extended in
C19. Mainly timber framed, weatherboarded and plastered, with some red brick in
Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing approx. SW,
with axial internal stack at right end, and C19 stable/cowhouse extension to
rear of left end. One storey. One window aperture, reduced in size, and 3
plain boarded doors to front. The main building is weatherboarded on the lower
part, plastered above; the rear extension is weatherboarded. At the right end,
to each side of the stack and extending a short distance along the front and
rear, the walls are of brickwork. Roof hipped at left end. Shaped sprockets
below eaves. At the rear, an area of original external plaster, patterned with
inscribed zigzags in panels, is enclosed by the rear extension. Heavy studding,
primary straight bracing, unjowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs in both
wallplates. Much re-used timber, well reconstructed. Cambered tiebeam between
the middle and right bays, with bolted knees. Partitioned between the middle
and left bays, with a door through. Clasped purlin roof with collars at
half-bay intervals. Wide wood-burning hearth with jambs of 0.33 metre brickwork
and plain-chamfered mantel beam. To front of it, bread oven, incomplete; a
modern brick pier passes through the floor of the oven but does not affect the
roof. To rear of it, emplacement for brewing vat, vat missing. C19 privy
formed with boards, with entrance to front. Later brick privy to rear, of no
architectural or historic interest. The rear stable has a good brick floor.
Included for group value.

Listing NGR: TL8263320606

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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