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Description: Number 6 and Forecourt Wall
Date Listed: 22 February 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 161170
OS Grid Reference: TL3958325168
OS Grid Coordinates: 539583, 225168
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9076, 0.0277
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TL 3925 BRAUGHING CHURCH END
9/27 No 6 and forecourt wall
(formerly listed as The
22.2.67 Old Boys School)
House now a meeting room and house and forecourt wall. C16 or
earlier (date 1574 carved on front) renovated in 1860. Exposed
timber frame with close-studding, red brick herringbone nogging,
and steep red tiled roof with decorative banding of pointed
tiles. Red brick and knapped flint C19 forecourt wall linked to
house. Former hall house with 2 jettied, gabled crosswings
projecting to front (N). Large front-wall external lateral
chimney in red brick with diaper pattern, stone shield dated
1860, and 2 diagonal shafts. 4-central arched wooden doorway on
right with carved spandrels and plank door, and similar doorway
into LH crosswing. Large external chimney at E end with diagonal
shafts. Cusped pierced bargeboards to front gables. Wings
hipped at rear. Bracketed oriel windows of little projection on
both floors, with 2- and 3-light cast iron casements with
elongated lozenge panel. Renovated in C19 as a village school.
(RCHM (1911) 68).
Listing NGR: TL3958325168
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Source: English Heritage
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