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Latitude: 52.0326 / 52°1'57"N
Longitude: 0.4647 / 0°27'52"E
OS Eastings: 569168
OS Northings: 239995
OS Grid: TL691399
Mapcode National: GBR PFV.J9L
Mapcode Global: VHJHQ.05JN
Entry Name: Cootes Farmhouse
Listing Date: 7 August 1952
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122294
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114169
Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9
Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL63 NE STEEPLE BUMPSTEAD
4/5 Cootes Farmhouse
House, C16, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Hall range aligned approx. N-S, jettied at the N end,
with axial chimney stack at S end. Crosswing to S, jettied to the E, and 2
S extensions with end chimney stack. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door, 3
tripartite double-hung sash windows of 4-12-4 lights, early C19, and one C20
casement window. Bressumer with running vine carving on 2 plain brackets.
First floor, 4 late C17/early C18 windows, each with one wrought iron casement,
and 1,2,1 and 1 fixed lights respectively, with rectangular leading, and one C20
casement window. The bressumer of the gable projects and is carved with running
vine ornament, and below it 2 brackets similarly carved form a depressed arch,
with 3 turned pendants. The bargeboards are original and similarly carved,
with a modern finial. Grouped diagonal shafts on main chimney stack. The glass
of one of the first-floor front windows has an inscription on the outside 'John
Choat 24 Feb 1778', probably the glazier. RCHM 30.
Listing NGR: TL6916839995
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