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Sparrows Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Twinstead, Essex

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Latitude: 51.998 / 51°59'52"N

Longitude: 0.7257 / 0°43'32"E

OS Eastings: 587211

OS Northings: 236795

OS Grid: TL872367

Mapcode National: GBR QHX.Q9F

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.J1HM

Entry Name: Sparrows Farmhouse

Listing Date: 22 August 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337885

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115832

Location: Twinstead, Braintree, Essex, CO10

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Twinstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Twinstead St John the Evangelist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

TL 83 NE
5/111 Sparrows Farmhouse


Farmhouse. C16 or earlier. Timber framed and plastered with gabled peg tile
roofs. Basically of 'T' shaped plan form and of one storey with attics with
large crosswings at north end projecting forward to the west. There is a gabled
2 storey extension to the south end and C20 pantiled lean-to on southeast
corner. The west elevation (front) has a gabled dormer in the main block which
also has a tall ridgeline stack, C20 gabled porch and hipped peg tile roofed
extension. The west wall of the crosswing has a segmental C20 bow window with
some red brick and old reused crenellated girts. A large part of the timber
frame is exposed on this front and the rear has old pargetted plaster of raised
square panels. The rear has one lean-to dormer and windows are leaded light
casements. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL8721136795

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