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Description: Causeway House
Date Listed: 19 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 161168
OS Grid Reference: TL3956325142
OS Grid Coordinates: 539563, 225142
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9073, 0.0274
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TL 3925 BRAUGHING CHURCH END
9/25 No 3 (Causeway House)
House. Early C17, altered in late C17, extended in late C17 or
early C18. Timber frame plastered, with steep old red tile
roofs. A 3-unit, central-chimney, lobby-entry plan house facing
W. Originally of 2 storeys, on attic floor was inserted in late
C17, 3 gables added to the front, and the gabled rear staircase
tower heightened. The central brick chimney probably replaced a
timber framed chimney at the time, and the house was extended to
south by one bay. The parlour at the N end has a cellar below
it, the hall to the left of the entrance has the stair rising out
of it. The external gable chimney on the N replaces one on the
rear wall now a bay window. 2 storeys and attics, 3 windows long
W elevation has flush 3-light leaded casements and small windows
in the 3 gables. 6-panel door flanked by fluted pilasters under
a gabled hood. Tall central chimney with grouped square shafts.
Interior has large open fireplaces, chamfered beams, clasped-
purlin roof with wind-braces. S extension has butt-purlin roof
construction with rafters tennoned into the purlins, and winding
staircase in turret. (RCHM (1911) 68: RCHM Typescript).
Listing NGR: TL3956325142
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Source: English Heritage
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