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Street Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Coordinates

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

This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 01/05/2018

TL 6832
7/10

FINCHINGFIELD
THE CAUSEWAY(west side)
Street Farmhouse and The Granary

(Formerly lised as Street Farmhouse)


2.5.53

GV
II
House. Early C16, altered in early C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Three bays facing east, 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 three bays aligned east-west with central stack, extends forward to the road and is linked to the main house at ground floor only.

Main house of two storeys, rear wing and right wing of one storey with attics. Ground floor, two splayed bays of early C19 sashes with marginal lights. First floor, three early C19 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, C19 casement on upper floor.

The rear of the main house has two C18 windows, one of three lights and one of two 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: TL6848132895

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