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Change House

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yeldham, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0199 / 52°1'11"N

Longitude: 0.5595 / 0°33'34"E

OS Eastings: 575718

OS Northings: 238817

OS Grid: TL757388

Mapcode National: GBR PG5.B8F

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.NH4C

Entry Name: Change House

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338031

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114432

Location: Great Yeldham, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Yeldham

Built-Up Area: Great Yeldham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Yeldham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

4/39 Change House

House, mainly C16, with C19 and early C20 additions. Timber framed, mainly
plastered with some weatherboarding, roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Complex plan of irregular E-form, aspect SW, with 3 wings extending NE. One
internal chimney stack at SW end of middle wing, one at junction of SE wing
and middle range, external stacks at NE ends of 2 outside wings, and extensions
beyond. Stair tower between SE wing and middle wing. Other single-storey
extensions to NE. 2 storeys. SW elevation, 6-panel door in C20 doorcase with 2
columns and architrave, and 4-window range of C20 sashes. 2 original octagonal
shafts on SE internal stack, 2 C19/20 octagonal shafts on rear internal stack.
The interior has chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops, and sections of early
C17 panelling on ground floor. The staircase has an octagonal newel post and
flat balusters, c.1600. The 2 first-floor rooms at the W corner comprise the
most valuable interior, with extremely wide curved braces trenched inside heavy
studding, but the floor below is rebuilt and the room below much altered.
Heavily weathered framing is exposed on both sides of the middle wing, now
enclosed within later extensions. All the roofs are of clasped purlin form.

Listing NGR: TL7571838817

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