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Street Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.969 / 51°58'8"N

Longitude: 0.4512 / 0°27'4"E

OS Eastings: 568480

OS Northings: 232892

OS Grid: TL684328

Mapcode National: GBR PGM.DX5

Mapcode Global: VHJHW.RRWY

Entry Name: Street Farmhouse

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1115643

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115154

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Finchingfield

Built-Up Area: Finchingfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

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7/10 Street Farmhouse


House. Early C16, altered in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing E, with late C16 stack in middle bay,
forming a lobby-entrance. Rear wing from left bay, and stair tower in rear
angle. An originally separate building to the right, of 3 bays aligned E-W with
central stack, extends forward to the road and is linked to the main house at
ground floor only. Main house of 2 storeys, rear wing and right wing of one
storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 splayed bays of early C19 sashes with
marginal lights. First floor, 3 early Cl9 sashes with marginal lights. Plain
door in C19 gabled porch. Roof hipped at right end only. Grouped diagonal
shafts, rebuilt. Right wing, garage doors, weatherboarded dado, Cl9 casement on
upper floor. The rear of the main house has 2 C18 windows, one of 3 lights and
one of 2 lights, each with a wrought iron casement. In the middle and right
bays the axial beams are chamfered with step stops, the joists plain and of
horizontal section. In the left bay the beam is moulded, the joists plastered
to the soffits. The moulding is similar to that of Sunnyside House, 7/44, q.v.
Jowled posts, close studding, edge-halved and bridled scarf in wallplate,
crownpost roof, the left crownpost chamfered to an octagonal section with step
stops, axial braces. Original wattle and daub infill, which in the upper right
wall retains the original combed pattern on the inside. RCHM 26.

Listing NGR: TL6848032929

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