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House on the Corner of the Green and Silver Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9535 / 51°57'12"N

Longitude: 0.4885 / 0°29'18"E

OS Eastings: 571102

OS Northings: 231260

OS Grid: TL711312

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.JBF

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.F538

Entry Name: House on the Corner of the Green and Silver Street

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1168614

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115680

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

(south-west side)

5/168 House on the corner of
The Green and Silver
21.12.67 Street, (formerly listed
as House)


House. Late C16, extended in C17, C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing NE, with axial stack in
second bay from left, C19 external stack at right end, and original wing behind
left end. Early C17 extension to left of rear wing. Late C19 extension at left
end of main range. Other extensions on all sides, producing a complex plan in
multi-occupation until c.1970. 2 storeys and attics. A flat-roofed
single-storeyed extension, formerly a shop, stands forward of the left end.
Ground floor, 4 sashes each of 15 upper lights and 2 lower lights, square bay of
casements, 2 C20 and one C19 casements. First floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16
lights and 2 late C19 casements. One late C19 casement in gabled dormer.
4-panel door with dentilled pediment. Grouped diagonal shafts. The interior of
the original building has jowled posts, some exposed close studding, a moulded
axial beam with step stops in the left bay, a chamfered axial beam with lamb's
tongue stops to the right of the stack, plain joists of horizontal section,
face-halved and bladed scarfs in the wallplates, chamfered beams with lamb's
tongue stops above the first floor, and a clasped purlin roof with arched wind
bracing. Large wood-burning hearth facing left, cement rendered, another facing
right reduced for C20 grate. Blocked original window in left wall of rear wing,
now inside early C17 extension. The walls of the rear wing have been raised
approx. one metre, and the first floor has been raised also. The present owner
has no name for the house.

Listing NGR: TL7110231260

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

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