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Timbers

A Grade II Listed Building in Feering, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.8407 / 51°50'26"N

Longitude: 0.7078 / 0°42'28"E

OS Eastings: 586637

OS Northings: 219258

OS Grid: TL866192

Mapcode National: GBR QKT.KRZ

Mapcode Global: VHKG2.7Z1S

Entry Name: Timbers

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 29 July 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337607

English Heritage Legacy ID: 116422

Location: Feering, Braintree, Essex, CO5

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Feering

Built-Up Area: Kelvedon

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Inworth All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

FEERING FEERING HILL
TL 8619-8719 (south-east side)

8/101 No. 20 (Timbers)
21.12.67 (formerly listed as
'Tacoma', in one item
with no. 18 (Bridge
House), to the SW)

GV II

House. C15, altered in C16, C17 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 3 bays facing NW, originally comprising a 2-bay open
hall and a storeyed parlour/solar bay to left. Mid-C16 axial stack at right
end. C18 internal stack at left end. Late C17/18 single-storey rear extension
at left end. (A rear extension at the right end now forms part of no. 18
(Bridge House), item 8/100, q.v.). 2 storeys and attics. 2-window range of
early C19 sashes of 16 lights with some crown glass. Central 5 panel door, the
top panel glazed, in eared doorcase with pulvinated frieze and pediment. Wooden
dentils below eaves. The left return has on the ground floor one C18 2-light
window with wrought iron casement, and in the attic gable one C17 2-light window
with wrought casement and decorative fretted latch-plate; both windows have
rectangular leading. The right ground-floor room has a wide wood-burning
hearth, an inserted floor of c.1560 comprising chamfered transverse and axial
beams, and chamfered plain joists of square section with step stops, jointed to
it with soffit tenons with diminished haunches; rebate for shutter of former
unglazed window, replaced by present window. The left ground-floor room,
comprising the original parlour, has a chamfered axial beam, plain joists of
horizontal section jointed to it with unrefined soffit tenons, replaced in the
front half by narrower plain joists of vertical section; carpenters' marks; C20
grate. The upper storey has at the right end a C17 wood-burning hearth with
rounded interior and chamfered mantel beam with lamb's tongue and notch stops;
in the front wallplate an edge-splayed and bridled scarf; jowled posts; some
exposed wattle and daub infill in the rear wall; C17 attic floor with chamfered
transverse and axial beams with lamb's tongue stops. The roof is of
collar-rafter couples, with in many rafters lower trenches for removed collars.
There has been some rebuilding of the front wall in the C16 and C18; there is
some evidence of a former oriel window on the upper storey. At the SW end the
upper storey partly overlays the lower storey of no. 18 (Bridge House).


Listing NGR: TL8663719258

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