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Latitude: 51.9494 / 51°56'57"N
Longitude: 0.437 / 0°26'13"E
OS Eastings: 567576
OS Northings: 230680
OS Grid: TL675306
Mapcode National: GBR NFG.P9Q
Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J8CG
Plus Code: 9F32WCXP+PQ
Entry Name: Cage House
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086994
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115278
Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Great Bardfield
Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Tagged with: House
TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD BRIDGE STREET
8/139 Cage House (formerly
21.12.67 listed as Woodpeckers)
Wrongly shown on O.S. map as Woodpeckers. House. Early C17, altered in C20.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing E,
with axial stack in second bay from right end. Short extension and C18/C19
stack at left end. Single-storey lean-to extension at right end. C17 stair
tower to rear of stack (stair removed) enclosed by rear extension, c.1950. 2
storeys. 4-window range of C20 casements. C20 gabled porch. Grouped diagonal
shafts on main stack. The interior has jowled posts, straight braces trenched
inside studs, one chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, chamfered
axial beam with exposed thin joists in left bay. Face-halved and bladed scarfs
in wallplates. 2 large wood-burning hearths. Introduced doorhead from an
earlier building alongside main stack. RCHM 35.
Listing NGR: TL6757630680
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