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Oak House

A Grade II Listed Building in Ridgewell, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0399 / 52°2'23"N

Longitude: 0.5321 / 0°31'55"E

OS Eastings: 573764

OS Northings: 240973

OS Grid: TL737409

Mapcode National: GBR PFY.3CC

Mapcode Global: VHJHK.5ZNK

Plus Code: 9F422GQJ+XR

Entry Name: Oak House

Listing Date: 16 May 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122320

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114126

Location: Ridgewell, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Ridgewell

Built-Up Area: Ridgewell

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Ridgewell St Laurence

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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6/18 Oak House, formerly known as
Blyth and Pawsey Limited


House, C16 or earlier, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, partly plastered,
partly clad with red brick, stretcher bond, roofed with slate. 2-bay hall range
aligned NW-SE with large chimney stack at NW end, and 3-bay NW crosswing jettied
to the SW. Single-storey lean-to extension in E angle. Aspect SW. 2 storeys.
2 4-panel doors with upper panels glazed, 2 splayed bays of double-hung sash
windows of 2-4-2 lights, all C19. First floor, 2 double-hung sash windows of
8 and 4 lights respectively, C19, and one C20 casement window. One false window
of 4 lights in gable of crosswing. The front of the crosswing is plastered,
most of the remainder is clad with red brick. One of the bays is below the
jetty, and also a C19 cast iron stanchion. Both roofs of normal slate pitch.
The stubs of 9 joists project from the SE elevation, of which 8 are of
horizontal section and original. The hall range has a transverse beam at the
SE end, plain-chamfered with step stops. Both hearths are reduced for modern
grates. The crosswing has jowled posts, some exposed studding, cambered
tiebeam, a blocked first-floor doorway with arched head of 3-centred curvature,
original rebated floorboards. Both roofs have been rebuilt above tiebeam level
in the C19. This house is the surviving part of a medieval or C16 house which
formerly extended to the SE. It has been divided into 2 tenements and
subsequently combined.

Listing NGR: TL7376440973

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