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Latitude: 51.9685 / 51°58'6"N
Longitude: 0.4504 / 0°27'1"E
OS Eastings: 568429
OS Northings: 232839
OS Grid: TL684328
Mapcode National: GBR PGM.DQV
Mapcode Global: VHJHW.RSG9
Entry Name: The Fox Inn
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122699
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115189
Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Finchingfield
Built-Up Area: Finchingfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/04/2018
THE GREEN (north side)
The Fox Inn
(Formerly listed as The Fox Public House previously listed as The Fox Inn)
House, now a public house. Circa 1500, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. Hall house with two crosswings facing south, with axial stack in right bay of hall, external stack on left return wall. C19 rear wing at left end of red brick and flint with slate roof, one storey with attics. C20 single-storey flat roofed extension behind hall. Single-storey extension behind right crosswing.
Two storeys. Two-window range of Gothic Revival casements with moulded labels, C20 splayed bay window and C20 casement above. Two C20 doors. Grouped diagonal shafts behind ridge. Both crosswings were originally jettied, now both underbuilt, and the front wall of the hall rebuilt on the same line. Rear wall raised approximately 1.5 metres in C17/C18 and roof rebuilt as a continuous range. The hearths have been rebuilt at ground floor level. In the left crosswing one original bracket to the jetty is exposed, with curved tension bracing trenched inside close studding. The right crosswing has a chamfered binding beam with step stops, jowled posts, cambered tiebeam with arched braces to it, and crownpost roof with axial braces incorporated in the later main roof. RCHM 24.
Listing NGR: TL6842932839
This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.
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