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Old Wills Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8575 / 51°51'26"N

Longitude: 0.7281 / 0°43'41"E

OS Eastings: 587962

OS Northings: 221173

OS Grid: TL879211

Mapcode National: GBR QKN.JVZ

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.KKRX

Entry Name: Old Wills Farmhouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169439

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116428

Location: Feering, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Feering

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Feering All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 82 SE (east side)

3/107 Old Wills Farmhouse


Shown on OS map as Old Wills. House. C14/15, altered in C16 and C20. Timber
framed, plastered with frame partly exposed and some artificial framing, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. 3-bay main range facing NE with late C16 stack
at the left end against the front wall, and internal stack at the right end.
2-bay crosswing to left, with small single-storey extension to the rear. C19
wing of painted brick to the left, with internal stack at the junction. Jettied
crosswing to right, of main range, c.1920, with axial stack. 2 storeys and one
storey with attics. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements with diamond leading. First
floor, 2 similar casements. C17 re-sited door of moulded planks, altered at
bottom, in reproduction 4-centred doorhead with modern carved date 1528 and
ovolo-moulded canopy. The left crosswing is jettied to the front, with 2
original wide plain brackets and one reproduction. Jowled posts, heavy studding
with curved tension braces trenched to the outside. The crosswing has plain
joists of large horizontal section; ceiled, probably to the collars of a
crownpost roof. The main range has a large wood-burning hearth facing to the
right of 0.33 metre brickwork, a late C16 inserted floor with plain joists of
square section jointed to the axial beam with soffit tenons with diminished
haunches, roof altered. RCHM 15.

Listing NGR: TL8796221173

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