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A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9499 / 51°56'59"N

Longitude: 0.5274 / 0°31'38"E

OS Eastings: 573786

OS Northings: 230948

OS Grid: TL737309

Mapcode National: GBR PGX.N54

Mapcode Global: VHJJ4.3842

Entry Name: Hillside

Listing Date: 18 May 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168151

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115608

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

(south-west side)

1/94 Hillside


House. Early C16, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays facing N, extended to left by one bay in
C18, with axial stack at the junction. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 3 late C19
bays of sashes, 2-6-2 lights. First floor, one C19 horizontal sash of 12 lights
and one late C19 sash of 6 lights. 4-panel door with simple hood on profiled
brackets. Roof hipped at left end, hipped with a gablet at right end. Original
sprockets below eaves at front, rear and right end. The original building has
jowled posts, heavy studding with curved braces trenched to the outside,
chamfered axial beams, and plain joists of horizontal section jointed to them
with soffit tenons and diminished haunches. Trimmed stair trap in rear left
corner of right bay. Some wattle and daub infill still present at time of
survey, October 1984, while house was undergoing renovation. Crownpost roof
with arched axial bracing. The left extension has thinner studding, primary
straight bracing, unjowled posts, an axial beam with joists of vertical section,
and a clasped purlin roof. 2 large wood-burning hearths of 0.23 metre
brickwork, back to back.

Listing NGR: TL7378630948

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

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