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Claypit Hall Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9493 / 51°56'57"N

Longitude: 0.4471 / 0°26'49"E

OS Eastings: 568270

OS Northings: 230691

OS Grid: TL682306

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.RV6

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.P8PJ

Entry Name: Claypit Hall Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115350

Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Bardfield

Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 63 SE GREAT BARDFIELD WETHERSFIELD ROAD
(north side)

3/211 Claypit Hall Farmhouse


- II

House. C16 and C17, altered in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall range aligned approx. N-S, C16, and
entrance/stair hall to S. 4-bay crosswing to S with central stack, early C17,
forming a lobby-entrance house of L-plan. Stair tower in left rear angle, early
C17. C18 extension to left of rear bay of hall range, and C19 single-storey
extension with slate roof to rear of it. Front range of 2 storeys and attics,
hall range of 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 early C19 sashes of 16 lights. First
floor, 2 similar sashes and one of 12 lights. Central 6-panel door in moulded
doorcase with shallow hood on scrolled brackets, early C19. Front range has a
gambrel roof, half-hipped at both ends. The right return wall has 2 C17/C18 3-
light windows, each with a wrought iron casement and early glass, and 2 C19
horizontally sliding sashes of 12 lights. The rear elevatinn has an C18 2-light
window with one wrought iron casement. The interior of the hall range has a
chamfered axial beam with plain joists of square section supported on pegged
clamps, and a rebuilt roof. The front range has chamfered axial beams with
lamb's tongue stops over ground and first floors. The stair tower has an
original octagonal newel post terminating in a square knob.


Listing NGR: TL6827030691

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