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Brand's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9569 / 51°57'24"N

Longitude: 0.5058 / 0°30'20"E

OS Eastings: 572278

OS Northings: 231676

OS Grid: TL722316

Mapcode National: GBR PGW.8P9

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.Q28P

Entry Name: Brand's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115695

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wethersfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 73 SW WETHERSFIELD HUDSON'S HILL
(south side)

1/183 Brand's Farmhouse

- II

House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
2-bay hall facing NW, with early C17 stack in right bay against rear wall,
storeyed parlour/solar bay to left, service bay to right, probably unstoreyed
originally. 2-bay ancillary building in-line to right, C16, now incorporated
with the house. C20 rear extension, single storey with flat roof, forming a
T-plan, with smaller extension in left rear angle. One storey with attics.
Ground floor, one C19 and 3 C20 casements. First floor, 2 C19 casements in
gabled dormers. C20 door. Jowled posts, heavy studding with arched bracing
trenched to the inside. The left bay has longitudinal plain joists of
horizontal section supported on pegged clamps. The hall has a chamfered axial
beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section supported on
pegged clamps. The right bay has transverse plain joists of horizontal section,
supported on pegged clamps. Crownpost roof, formerly with axial braces, all
braces removed. Large wood-burning hearth facing to left. The ancillary
building has arched braces trenched outside heavy studs, jowled posts, and was
originally storeyed in at least one bay, now open. RCHM 63.


Listing NGR: TL7227831676

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