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Cockerell's Farmhouse and Bakehouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8664 / 51°51'59"N

Longitude: 0.7177 / 0°43'3"E

OS Eastings: 587214

OS Northings: 222138

OS Grid: TL872221

Mapcode National: GBR QKG.VPL

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.DC92

Entry Name: Cockerell's Farmhouse and Bakehouse

Listing Date: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1169484

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116432

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

FEERING SKYE GREEN
TL 82 SE (north-west side)

3/111 Cockerell's Farmhouse
and bakehouse

- II

House, c.1700, and bakehouse, c.1800. Red brick in Flemish bond with some
flared blue headers, some roughcast timber framing, roofed with handmade red
plain tiles. Single-span range facing SW (at right angles to road) with 2 axial
stacks symmetrically arranged, original stair tower to rear, and 2-storey
lean-to along full, length of rear, with catslide roof enclosing the stair tower.
2 storey and attics. Single-storey bakehouse to NW, linked to the house by a
wall with an arched gateway, with rear stack. 3-window range of early C19
sashes of 16 lights with crown glass, segmental arches at ground floor only. 2
C20 casements in lean-to dormer. Off-centre early C19 door in 6 panels (2
glazed, 2 fielded,- flush), in early C19 reeded doorcase with panelled jambs
and soffit and simple canopy. The front elevation has a pattern of flared blue
headers, plain red brickwork elsewhere. Plain band, extending round part of
right return. Moulded wooden eaves cornice and wrought iron brackets for
rainwater guttering. Hipped gambrel roof. The stair tower is roughcast
rendered, with a hipped roof; the rear elevation of it has an C18 3-light window
with one wrought iron casement, rectangular leading and handmade glass, a
feature which merits special care. The bakehouse has one original horizontal
sash of 12 lights, a flush panelled door altered at the top, a dentilled eaves
cornice and a hipped roof. The house has unusual height at both storeys, with
chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops above both; joists plain, mostly
plastered to the soffits. The left stack has a wide wood-burning hearth facing
to the left; smaller hearths elsewhere. On the first floor one early C19 cast
iron ducknest grate in the right stack, and one early C19 plain grate in the
left stack. In the stair tower, original dog-leg stair with wide moulded
handrails, square newels and serpentine flat balusters, meriting special care.
Many C18 internal doors, 3-plank and battened. The bakehouse has a large bread
oven, complete with wrought iron door and spring latch.


Listing NGR: TL8721422138

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