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Latitude: 51.9683 / 51°58'5"N
Longitude: 0.4523 / 0°27'8"E
OS Eastings: 568561
OS Northings: 232822
OS Grid: TL685328
Mapcode National: GBR PGM.F6G
Mapcode Global: VHJHW.SSHG
Entry Name: The Red Lion Inn
Listing Date: 2 May 1953
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1115632
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115161
Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Finchingfield
Built-Up Area: Finchingfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
The Red Lion Inn
House, now an inn. Early C16, altered in late C16 and early C19. Timber
framed, mainly plastered, with painted brick facade to SE, slate roofs. Long-
jetty house of 3 bays facing SE, with late C16 inserted stack one bay from left
side. Late C16 rear extension of 2 bays from left end, with C19 central stack.
Early C19 rear extension of 3 bays from right end, angled outwards to form a V-
plan, with 2 internal end stacks. 2 C19 single-storey lean-to extensions in
rear angle. 2 storeys, S elevation (to Church Hill), one splayed bay of C20
casements, 2 C19 tripartite sashes of 4-12-4 lights, and on the first floor 3
early C19 sashes of 16 lights. 6-panel door in panelled doorcase with shallow
hood. Hipped roof of shallow pitch. E elevation (to courtyard/car park), 2
sashes of 20 lights on ground floor, 3 sashes of 12 lights on first floor, and
central 6-panel door in simple pedimented doorcase, all early C19. Low-pitched
roof. The interior of the street range has moulded transverse and axial beams,
heavy joists of horizontal section jointed to them with soffit tenons with
diminished haunches. The stack has 2 depressed arches, much altered at ground
floor level, stripped of plaster but otherwise unaltered on the first floor.
Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams, but roof completely rebuilt at a higher level.
Listing NGR: TL6856132822
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