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Eagle Farm Cottages

A Grade II* Listed Building in Birdbrook, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0565 / 52°3'23"N

Longitude: 0.5139 / 0°30'49"E

OS Eastings: 572449

OS Northings: 242777

OS Grid: TL724427

Mapcode National: GBR PFQ.4Q3

Mapcode Global: VHJHJ.VKJT

Plus Code: 9F423G47+JH

Entry Name: Eagle Farm Cottages

Listing Date: 7 August 1952

Last Amended: 16 May 1984

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122345

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114085

Location: Birdbrook, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

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

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3/14 Nos. 1, 2 and 3,
7/8/52 Eagle Farm Cottages
(formerly listed as
GV Eagle Farmhouse)
Long-jetty house, early C16, extended in C19. Timber framed, plaster marked
in imitation of stone blocks, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 5 bays
aligned approx. N-S, aspect E, with axial chimney stack near middle. Extension
to N with external chimney stack at end, and extension to W of it with internal
chimney stack, C19, forming an L-plan. 2 storeys. E elevation, 6-panel door
at front of flat-roofed porch (no. 3), 4-panel door (no. 2), 3 C20 casement
windows. Full-length jetty, plastered, 4 hollow-moulded brackets visible below.
First floor, 3 C20 casement windows. In N extension (no. 1) one C20 casement
window on each floor. 4 grouped diagonal shafts on central chimney stack.
Interior above ground floor has joists with double-ogee mouldings and elaborate
foliate stops, beams have double-ogee mouldings. Above first floor there is
an original timber ceiling, the beams and wallplates richly carved in a helical
foliate design, deeply cut and fringed, the joists double-ogee moulded with
foliate stops. Side-purlin roof with arched wind-braces.

Listing NGR: TL7244942777

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