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The Fox Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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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

Plus Code: 9F32XF92+C5

Entry Name: The Fox Inn

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122699

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115189

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

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

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 30/04/2018

TL 6832

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

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