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Borough Farmhouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thaxted, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9523 / 51°57'8"N

Longitude: 0.3371 / 0°20'13"E

OS Eastings: 560704

OS Northings: 230785

OS Grid: TL607307

Mapcode National: GBR NFB.G22

Mapcode Global: VHHLK.S6L5

Entry Name: Borough Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 February 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1112972

English Heritage Legacy ID: 122286

Location: Thaxted, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Thaxted

Built-Up Area: Thaxted

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

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Listing Text

1.
THAXTED BOLFORD STREET
(South Side)
Borough Farmhouse

TL63SW: 2/11
20.2.67
II*

2.
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

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