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Great Biggins Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9677 / 51°58'3"N

Longitude: 0.4579 / 0°27'28"E

OS Eastings: 568948

OS Northings: 232768

OS Grid: TL689327

Mapcode National: GBR PGM.NKM

Mapcode Global: VHJHW.WSGX

Entry Name: Great Biggins Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123491

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115245

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

TL 6832 INCHINGFIELD WETHERSFIELD ROAD
(south side)

7/103 Great Biggins Farmhouse
21.12.67 (Formerly listed as Great
Biggins(2 flats))
GV II

House. C16, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay range aligned E-W, probably the crosswing of a
manor house formerly extending to the S, of which the remainder has been
demolished. Central stack, late C16. C18 extension to N of E end, with
external stack at end. C18/C19 bakehouse to E, linked to house in C20. Main
range of 2 storeys, N range of one storey with attics. S elevation, 3-window
range of C20 casements. Door at front of C20 gabled porch. The interior of the
main range has a chamfered transverse beam (formerly with a fillet, mutilated),
heavy plain joists of horizontal section, and evidence of a former jetty to the
W. Large jowled posts are chamfered with step stops. Edge-halved and bridled
scarf in S wallplate. Clasped purlin roof with arched collar, bearing the
legend, painted in red and green 'borne 1760 I.W. July 21 -- 38 yr 0uld',
incomplete. On the N upper wall of the main range some zigzag patterned
exterior plaster has been enclosed by the later extension. Moated site. RCHM
11.


Listing NGR: TL6894832768

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