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Owl's Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9476 / 51°56'51"N

Longitude: 0.5273 / 0°31'38"E

OS Eastings: 573790

OS Northings: 230693

OS Grid: TL737306

Mapcode National: GBR PGX.VHY

Mapcode Global: VHJJ4.393T

Entry Name: Owl's Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168172

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115612

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)

1/98 Owl's Hall Farmhouse

- II

House. Mid-C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 4 bays facing NE, with central stack. C20 extension at left
end of L plan, extending to the rear. C20 gabled extension in front of stack.
One storey with attics. Ground floor, 5 C20 casements. First floor, 4 more,
including 2 in gabled dormers. C20 door in recessed porch. Jowled posts, close
studding. To left of the stack there is a chamfered binding beam with
step stops, heavy plain joists of horizontal section jointed to it with soffit
tenons with diminished haunches (replaced by later vertical joists in the left
bay) and a crownpost roof with axial bracing, the rafters replaced in softwood.
Large wood-burning hearth, partly rebricked. To right of the stack there is a
moulded binding beam and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, and chamfered
joists of horizontal section with lamb's tongue stops. RCHM 52.

Listing NGR: TL7379030693

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