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Spilfeathers

A Grade II Listed Building in Ingatestone and Fryerning, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.6795 / 51°40'46"N

Longitude: 0.3752 / 0°22'30"E

OS Eastings: 564308

OS Northings: 200529

OS Grid: TL643005

Mapcode National: GBR NJN.RN5

Mapcode Global: VHJKD.G16T

Entry Name: Spilfeathers

Listing Date: 20 February 1976

Last Amended: 9 December 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197278

English Heritage Legacy ID: 373615

Location: Ingatestone and Fryerning, Brentwood, Essex, CM4

County: Essex

District: Brentwood

Civil Parish: Ingatestone and Fryerning

Built-Up Area: Fryerning

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fryerning St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

INGATESTONE AND FRYERNING
TL60SW
723-1/2/333
20/02/76 BACK LANE, Fryerning
(South East side)
Spilfeathers
(Formerly Listed as:
BRENTWOOD FRYERNING
Spilfeathers
II

House. Late medieval, much altered and extended in earl, Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with machine-made red tiles. 2-bay hall range facing NW, with internal stack front of axis; 2-bay cross-wing to left, C16 or earlier originally jettied to the front, now underbuilt, and in stack at the junction. Early C20 cross-wing to right of with internal stack at right, and catslide extension to rear. Early C20 extension to rear of hall, with 2 inter stacks. C20 2-storey extension with flat roof to rear o and C20 single-storey extension with flat roof to rear cross-wing. C20 single-storey extension with hipped roo front of left cross-wing. 2 storeys with attics. All wi are C20 casements, including one gabled dortner in the f the hall range and another to left of the left cross-wing half-glazed door at front of C20 large glazed porch with
roof.
INTERIOR: almost entirely plastered, with little visibl evidence of the timber frame. The left bay of the hall chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops, and expc plain joists of vertical section, being an inserted flc c1600. The ground-floor studding of the rear wall has k removed, the girt boxed or replaced. A large wood-burni hearth facing to left is blocked and plastered over. TI original wallplates are exposed approximately 0.40m abc first-floor level, and the walls have been raised apprc at a later date. False framing is exposed in the attic,, possibly some genuine, hammered to a rough finish. [email protected] cast-iron grate with hot water tank and tap to right,first-floor hearth. In the left cross-wing one severed post is visible beside the hearth, which has a C20 bri( hearth built out in front of it. HISTORICAL NOTE: this holding is recorded under the sai in the Petre archives in 1557 and 1591, then in the po! of Thomas Silvester. At his death in 1596 it was descr having a barn, stable, orchard and garden, yard and 3 containing 12 acres. The Walker map of 1601 illustrate a low hall with central door and stack and one window to each side, with a 2-storey cross-wing to the right, with tiled roofs. This is a left-right reversal of the house as indicated by the physical evidence. As Adkins (qv) immediately opposite
was similarly reversed left to right, but otherwise depicted with the same elements, it seems possible that the Walkers illustrated the houses correctly but reversed their positions on the map.
(Essex Record Office: D.DP M.170: 8).

Listing NGR: TL6430800529

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