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Borough Farmhouse, Thaxted

Description: Borough Farmhouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 122286

OS Grid Reference: TL6070430785
OS Grid Coordinates: 560704, 230785
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9523, 0.3371

Location: Bolford Street, Thaxted, Essex CM6 2PY

Locality: Thaxted
Local Authority: Uttlesford District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM6 2PY

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Listing Text

(South Side)
Borough Farmhouse

TL63SW: 2/11

Late C14 house, with early C16 extensions. Timber framed and plastered, with red
plain tile roof. 2 storeys. 3, 3-window range, modern casements. C16 red brick
chimney stacks, partially rebuilt. The west range consists of a late C14 open hall
house, with floored end bay to the west and jettied crosswing to the east. The latter
formerly gabled, now oversailed. Timber frame is exposed externally with multiple
bracing. The C16 extension to the east has a long wall jetty. Internally, most of
the timber frame remains, with richly moulded and crenellated beams, jowled storey
posts cambered tie beams, and crown post roofs. The screens passage is incorporated
in the cross-wing, and opens into the hall through a wide arch. (RCHM 23).

Listing NGR: TL6070430785

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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