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Latitude: 52.0286 / 52°1'43"N
Longitude: 0.4732 / 0°28'23"E
OS Eastings: 569765
OS Northings: 239577
OS Grid: TL697395
Mapcode National: GBR PFW.SJT
Mapcode Global: VHJHQ.580P
Plus Code: 9F422FHF+F7
Entry Name: Whitehouse Farmhouse
Listing Date: 16 May 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122340
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114073
Location: Birdbrook, Braintree, Essex, CO9
Civil Parish: Birdbrook
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Birdbrook St Augustine of Canterbury
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
Tagged with: Farmhouse
TL 63 NE BIRDBROOK
House, early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with red
clay corrugated tiles. L-plan with wings extending to NE and SE. Axial chimney
stack in NE wing, internal side chimney stack in SE wing. 2 storeys. SE
elevation, C20 door, 3 C20 casement windows on each floor, exterior completely
modernised. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, heavy studding.
Axial beams plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops in both wings. Joists
of horizontal section unchamfered. The walls of both wings have been raised
approx. 1.25 metres above the original wallplates, and the internal tiebeams
removed or severed for doorways. The unusual plan form suggests the possibility
that originally this comprised 2 houses in a 'Unit System' group, for the
occupation of 2 households working the same land, later combined as one house.
Listing NGR: TL6976539577
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