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Pouches Thatch

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9558 / 51°57'20"N

Longitude: 0.5155 / 0°30'55"E

OS Eastings: 572951

OS Northings: 231574

OS Grid: TL729315

Mapcode National: GBR PGW.C57

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.W3DK

Entry Name: Pouches Thatch

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1307133

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115616

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

TL 73 SW WETHERSFIELD BLACKMORE END ROAD
(north-east side)

1/102 Pouches Thatch

- II

House. Early C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
3-bay main range facing SW, with 2-bay crosswing to left, and axial stack at the
junction. C20 2-storey extension to rear of crosswing, and C20 single-storey
flat-roofed extension in rear angle. Main range of one storey with attics,
crosswing of 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4 C20 casements. First floor, 2 more
incuding one in gabled dormer. Date 1697 inscribed in plaster of dormer gable.
Jowled posts, curved braces trenched inside heavy studding. The crosswing has a
chamfered binding beam, plain joists of horizontal section, a cambered central
tiebeam with one arched brace remaining, and a crownpost roof with axial
bracing. Grooves for sliding shutters at front and side, no evidence of a
jetty. The main range has an inserted floor of longitudinal plain joists
supported on pegged clamps, late C16. Internal tiebeams removed or severed,
roof fully plastered. 2 C20 grates in axial stack. The origin of the date 1697
on the dormer is not known.


Listing NGR: TL7295131574

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