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Birds Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Boreham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7919 / 51°47'30"N

Longitude: 0.5291 / 0°31'44"E

OS Eastings: 574516

OS Northings: 213384

OS Grid: TL745133

Mapcode National: GBR PJV.NKQ

Mapcode Global: VHJJX.4725

Entry Name: Birds Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 December 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122184

English Heritage Legacy ID: 112447

Location: Boreham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Boreham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Boreham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Birds Farmhouse
TL 71 SW 5/20 29.12.52.


The present building is a C16-C17 timber-framed and plastered house although
records go back to 1390 when property, possibly on this site, was associated
with the name of Thomas Brid. The house was restored and renovated in the C20.
Cross wings at the north and south ends are jettied on the lst storey and supported on exposed joists and brackets. 2 storeys. 3 window range, casements with
lattice leaded lights. Roof tiled, with a central - original chimney stack with
3 diagonally set shafts on a rectangular base, The interior has original features
including the remains of a screen with 2 four-centred arches and a room with
a king post roof truss and exposed rafters. (RCHM 6).

Listing NGR: TL7451613384

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