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Portobello House

A Grade II Listed Building in Steeple Bumpstead, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0428 / 52°2'33"N

Longitude: 0.4491 / 0°26'56"E

OS Eastings: 568060

OS Northings: 241094

OS Grid: TL680410

Mapcode National: GBR PFN.SFL

Mapcode Global: VHJHH.QXSD

Entry Name: Portobello House

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338365

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114199

Location: Steeple Bumpstead, Braintree, Essex, CB9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Steeple Bumpstead

Built-Up Area: Steeple Bumpstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Steeple Bumpstead St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

21/6/62 Portobello House


House, late C17, altered in C18 and C19. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays aligned approx. N-S, aspect W, with axial
chimney stack in second bay from S end. C18 stair tower to E of chimney stack.
C19 extension with catslide roof along E side, enclosing stair tower. 2 storeys
and cellar. 4-panel door with upper panels glazed, triglyph frieze, C18, with
one splayed bay of double-hung sash windows of 2-2-2 lights, and 3 double-hung
sash windows of 2,4 and 4 lights respectively, all late C19. First floor, 4
more, of 4,2,2 and 4 lights respectively. The interior has a plain-chamfered
transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops above the ground floor, a large wood-
burning hearth facing N, and to the S of it an C18 semi-circular recessed
cupboard. The walls have been raised approx. 1.70 metres in the C18 and the
roof rebuilt. Above the first floor there are plain-chamfered axial beams with
simple concave stops.

Listing NGR: TL6806041094

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