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Cage House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9494 / 51°56'57"N

Longitude: 0.437 / 0°26'13"E

OS Eastings: 567576

OS Northings: 230680

OS Grid: TL675306

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.P9Q

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J8CG

Entry Name: Cage House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086994

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115278

Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Bardfield

Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD BRIDGE STREET
(west side)

8/139 Cage House (formerly
21.12.67 listed as Woodpeckers)

GV II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Woodpeckers. House. Early C17, altered in C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing E,
with axial stack in second bay from right end. Short extension and C18/C19
stack at left end. Single-storey lean-to extension at right end. C17 stair
tower to rear of stack (stair removed) enclosed by rear extension, c.1950. 2
storeys. 4-window range of C20 casements. C20 gabled porch. Grouped diagonal
shafts on main stack. The interior has jowled posts, straight braces trenched
inside studs, one chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered
axial beam with exposed thin joists in left bay. Face-halved and bladed scarfs
in wallplates. 2 large wood-burning hearths. Introduced doorhead from an
earlier building alongside main stack. RCHM 35.


Listing NGR: TL6757630680

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