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Ben Fosters

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9966 / 51°59'47"N

Longitude: 0.4782 / 0°28'41"E

OS Eastings: 570233

OS Northings: 236026

OS Grid: TL702360

Mapcode National: GBR PG8.V02

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.72PR

Entry Name: Ben Fosters

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338160

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115196

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Finchingfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Cornish Hall End St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

2/53 Ben Fosters

- II

House. Circa 1600, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 4
bays facing SE, with axial stack in second bay from right, forming a lobby-
entrance. C19 external stack at left end. C20 single-storey extension to rear
of left end, with catslide roof. One storey and attics. 2-window range of C20
casements, the upper windows in eyebrow dormers. Door at front of C20 gabled
porch with plain tiled roof. The interior has jowled posts with arched braces
trenched inside exposed studs, and clasped purlin roof with curved wind braces.
Chamfered axial beams with lamb's tongue stops, exposed joists of vertical
section supported on pegged clamps. Winder stair behind stack.

Listing NGR: TL7023336026

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