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Petches Bridge Old Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9504 / 51°57'1"N

Longitude: 0.4711 / 0°28'15"E

OS Eastings: 569918

OS Northings: 230875

OS Grid: TL699308

Mapcode National: GBR PGT.RWZ

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.37XN

Entry Name: Petches Bridge Old Farmhouse

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338164

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115213

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Finchingfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(west side)

3/71 Petches Bridge Old

- II

Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Southcotts. House. Mid C16, extended in early C17
and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed framing, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays aligned N-S, mid C16, possibly the crosswing of
a hall house of which the remainder has disappeared. 2-bay extension to S,
early C17, with internal stack at the junction, against E wall. Present
entrance elevation to E. C20 single-storey extension to front of left end, C20
semi-circular conservatory to rear. 2 storeys. Ground floor, 2 C20 casements,
first floor 3 C20 casements. C20 door at front of tiled gabled porch. Right
end of roof hipped. Exposed close studding on right return wall, and original
sprockets there and at rear. Exposed studding on left return wall, with some
replacement timber. The interior has jowled posts, chamfered axial beams,
plain joists (of large horizontal section in right bays, smaller square section
in left end). At right end, exposed studding with curved tension braces
trenched to the inside, a complete unglazed window with 3 diamond mullions, and
a crownpost roof formerly having shallow axial braces (replaced in modern
timber). At left end, clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL6991830875

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