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A Grade II Listed Building in Great Canfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.8461 / 51°50'46"N

Longitude: 0.2888 / 0°17'19"E

OS Eastings: 557758

OS Northings: 218870

OS Grid: TL577188

Mapcode National: GBR MF9.7TB

Mapcode Global: VHHLX.YVKM

Entry Name: Sheldrakes

Listing Date: 17 October 1983

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121552

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352683

Location: Great Canfield, Uttlesford, Essex, CM6

County: Essex

District: Uttlesford

Civil Parish: Great Canfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Canfield St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text




Small hall house, C15, altered in C16 and C17, extended in C20. Timber-
framed, plastered, roof thatched. 4 bays originally comprising storeyed
service bay at NW, 2-bay open hall storeyed parlour/solar bay at SE. Axial
chimney stack inserted at NW end of hall and floor inserted, late C16.
SW dormer inserted in early C17. Lean-to extension at NW end C19, single
storey extension with attic to N, C20. Single storey with attics.
Ground floor, C20 casement windows, C20 gabled brick and tiled porch,
one C17 3-light window with wrought-iron casement, and another in gabled
dormer. Roof half-hipped at both ends. Timber frame exposed internally.
Jowled storey posts. Curved tension bracing trenched outside studs.
Interrupted tiebeam construction at both ends with mortices for diamond
mullions. Transom of original unglazed hall window present in NE wall, with
mortices for diamond mullions in it and the wallplate above. Roof of
crownpost construction, but the central tiebeam, crownpost and all the arch
braces to the collar-purlin are missing. C16 floorboards above hall.
Stop-chamfered ceiling beams. 4 C17 wrought iron casement windows with leaded
glass, some of it early. C20 dormer in NE pitch of roof.

Listing NGR: TL5775818870

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