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The Fox Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9686 / 51°58'6"N

Longitude: 0.4503 / 0°27'1"E

OS Eastings: 568424

OS Northings: 232846

OS Grid: TL684328

Mapcode National: GBR PGM.DPQ

Mapcode Global: VHJHW.RSF8

Entry Name: The Fox Public House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115189

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

(north side)

7/46 The Fox Public House
21.12.67 (Formerly listed as The
Fox Inn)


House, now a public house. Circa 1500, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Hall house with 2 crosswings
facing S, with axial stack in right bay of hall, external stack on left return
wall. C19 rear wing at left end of red brick and flint with slate roof, one
storey with attics. C20 single-storey flat roofed extension behind hall.
Single-storey extension behind right crosswing. 2 storeys. 2-window range of
Gothic Revival casements with moulded labels, C20 splayed bay window and C20
casement above. 2 C20 doors. Grouped diagonal shafts behind ridge. Both
crosswings were originally jettied, now both underbuilt, and the front wall of
the hall rebuilt on the same line. Rear wall raised approx. 1.5 metres in
C17/C18 and roof rebuilt as a continuous range. The hearths have been rebuilt
at ground floor level. In the left crosswing one original bracket to the jetty
is exposed, with curved tension bracing trenched inside close studding. The
right crosswing has a chamfered binding beam with step stops, jowled posts,
cambered tiebeam with arched braces to it, and crownpost roof with axial braces
incorporated in the later main roof. RCHM 24.

Listing NGR: TL6842432846

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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