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Copeland House, Fobbing

Description: Copeland House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 8 February 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 119684

OS Grid Reference: TQ7167684152
OS Grid Coordinates: 571676, 184151
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5302, 0.4736

Location: The Avenue, Thurrock SS17 9JE

Locality: Fobbing
County: Thurrock
Country: England
Postcode: SS17 9JE

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following item:

5221 Fobbing
(west side)

Copeland House
7Q 78 SW 7/5 8.2.60


The grade shall be upgraded to grade II* (star) and the building should also be
noted for its group value. The description shall be amended to read:


House. C14, with later alterations. Mid/late C19 weatherboard over timber
frame; gabled old tile roof; C17 brick ridge stack. Inline open-hall house with
cross passage and service end. One storey and attic; 2-window range. Two mid/
late Cl9 plank doors and C20 casements; mid/late C19 gabled dormer with 2-light
casement. Two plank doors and mid/late Cl9 raking dormers to rear; mid C20
flat-roofed extension to rear left. Interior: notable for retention of rare Cl4
timber frame, finished to high standard of carpentry. Two-bay former open hall
has moulded wall plates, arch-braced cambered moulded tie beam and 4-way bracing
to octagonal-shafted crown post with moulded capital and base. Virtually unique
A-framed wall with vertical studding between cross passage and service bay which
retains joisting to original floor and mortices to soffit of centrally-placed
lateral beam indicating its original division between buttery and pantry; 2
original doorways to cross passage. Only one other example of an 'A' frame
construction has been recorded in Essex.


(west side)
Copeland House
TQ 78 SW 7/5 8.2.60


Late C15 house extensively altered in C17. Timber-framed and weatherboarded.
Red plain tile roof. One storey and attics. Two window range C19 casements.
One gabled dormer. Red brick chimney stacks. Internally most of the original
frame remains with crown post roof.

Listing NGR: TQ7166384128

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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