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Eyston Smyths Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Belchamp Otten, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.0546 / 52°3'16"N

Longitude: 0.6631 / 0°39'47"E

OS Eastings: 582686

OS Northings: 242925

OS Grid: TL826429

Mapcode National: GBR QH8.0H4

Mapcode Global: VHJHM.FMX9

Entry Name: Eyston Smyths Farmhouse

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113979

Location: Belchamp Otten, Braintree, Essex, CO10

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Belchamp Otten

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Belchamp Otten St Ethelbert and All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 84 SW BELCHAMP OTTEN
4/23 Eyston Smyths
7.8.52 Farmhouse

II

House. Early C15 with later and C17 additions and alterations. Timber framed
and plastered. Hipped red plain tiled crosswing of 2 storeys with hipped 1
storey and attic range to left. This range with a gabled dormer and lean-to
red tiled extension. One window range to crosswing. The crosswing is double
jettied with 4 brackets to each side (the right bullnosed beam jetty is exposed
internally) and has a central attached shaft red brick chimney stack. Internal
features include circa 1500 inglenook fireplace with salt alcoves and bread
oven arches. Cambered wooden mantel beam. Brick floors. Foliate chamfer stops
to bridging joist. Mullion window. 1683 date on internal plaster to later
range. Fine early staircase from elsewhere. Cambered floor. Unusual tenons to
floor joists. Roof originally crown post construction.


Listing NGR: TL8268642925

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