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Ancillary Building Approximately 6 Metres South of Russell's Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9505 / 51°57'1"N

Longitude: 0.4907 / 0°29'26"E

OS Eastings: 571265

OS Northings: 230927

OS Grid: TL712309

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.QVW

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.G78M

Entry Name: Ancillary Building Approximately 6 Metres South of Russell's Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123357

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115626

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Built-Up Area: 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

(west side)

1/112 Ancillary building
approx. 6 metres south
of Russell's Farmhouse


Ancillary building of uncertain purpose, possibly a granary. Early C16, altered
in C17. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2
bays facing NW. Single-storey extension to front with catslide roof. Lean-to
extension at right end and enclosing C17 wood-burning hearth, chimney
demolished. 2 storeys. Jowled posts, heavy studding with 'Suffolk' bracing
trenched to the outside. Chamfered binding beam with step stops. Plain joists
of horizontal section jointed to it with soffit tenons with diminished haunches.
2 blocked unglazed windows, each complete with 3 diamond mullions, in upper
storey of rear wall. Crownpost roof with axial bracing. A building of high
quality and unusual type. The proximity to the farmhouse tends to confirm its
original purpose as a granary.

Listing NGR: TL7126530927

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