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Latitude: 52.0126 / 52°0'45"N
Longitude: 0.4978 / 0°29'52"E
OS Eastings: 571516
OS Northings: 237855
OS Grid: TL715378
Mapcode National: GBR PG3.SSK
Mapcode Global: VHJHQ.LN1Z
Entry Name: Craigs
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122334
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114161
Location: Stambourne, Braintree, Essex, CO9
Civil Parish: Stambourne
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Stambourne St Peter and St Thomas
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 73 NW STAMBOURNE FINCHINGFIELD
Lobby-entrance house, c.1600 extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered with
some weatherboarding, roof thatched. 4 bays aligned NE-SW, aspect SE, with
axial chimney stack in second bay from NE and external stack at SW end. Single-
storey extension at each end with shingled hipped roof, C20. Flat-roofed
extension to rear of SW end, C20. Single storey with attics. Door at front
of thatched gabled porch, french windows, 3 casement windows, all C20. C20
casement window in gabled dormer with fretted bargeboards, C17. Some framing
exposed internally. Jowled posts. Arched braces of shallow inclination from
posts to wallplates and tiebeams, inside studs. Face-halved and bladed scarfs
in wallplates. Axial beams plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
of horizontal section. Clasped purlin roof. Central stack of 5cm. bricks.
An indenture in the possession of the owner records the sale of the house with 6
acres by Thomas Marsh to John Cragg in 1686, the origin of the present name.
Listing NGR: TL7151637855
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