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Description: Great Coopers Farmhouse
Date Listed: 20 June 1980
Date Delisted: 24 July 1989
English Heritage Building ID: 122065
OS Grid Reference: TL5511323397
OS Grid Coordinates: 555113, 223397
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8876, 0.2525
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TAKELEY COOPERS END
TL 52 SE 9/26 Great Coopers
N.B. This building was removed from its site in the Parish of Takeley, Essex due to
the expansion of Stanstead Airport. The building was relocated at The Green, Battlebrigde
in the Parish of Rettendon, Essex. The building is now listed in the 6th list of
buildings of special architectural or historic interest in the District of Chelmsford
See the 61st amendment.
TAKELEY COOPERS END
TL 52 SE 9/26 20.6.80
Circa 1600 gabled crosswing with later extensions to south-east and south-west.
Timber framed and plastered, with red plain tile roof. Two storeys, one storey
and attics. Two window range, late C18 iron casements. Large gabled half
dormer. Central late C17 or early C18 red brick chimney stack. Crosswing
has exposed frame internally, with stop chamfered bridging joists, halved and
bridled top plate scarf, and original window positions. To the rear is a C19
extension, infilling between the main house and the circa 1600 bakehouse-brewhouse
at rear. The latter is timber framed and weatherboarded, with original large
red brick chimney stack with bread oven. Part of original frame on south wall
replaced C19. Northern bay originally floored and inserted floor in southern
bay. Solid oak treads remaining from original staircase. The front range
is C17 incorporating re-used timber with a gabled rear extension also of the
C17 or early C18, with hardwood frame and some original doors. Site was possibly
moated, and retains a boundary pond to the east.
Listing NGR: TL5511323397
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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