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A Grade II Listed Building in Finchingfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9842 / 51°59'3"N

Longitude: 0.4729 / 0°28'22"E

OS Eastings: 569913

OS Northings: 234633

OS Grid: TL699346

Mapcode National: GBR PGG.DF2

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.4DV8

Plus Code: 9F32XFMF+M5

Entry Name: Jummar

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115198

Location: Finchingfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: 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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3/56 Jummar


House. Early C16 or earlier, altered in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing SE, with axial stack, c.1600, in
right bay, and originally storeyed parlour/solar bay to left. Second hearth
back to back with first, C17, and structure extended to right by 2 bays in C17
and early C19, forming 2 cottages, later combined. C20 single-storey extension
to rear of right corner. One storey with attics. 4 C20 casements and 2 more in
eyebrow dormers. Plain boarded door. Roof half-hipped at both ends. The
interior of the original building has jowled posts, heavy studding with curved
braces trenched to the outside. The left (parlour/solar) bay has a complete
unglazed window with 3 diamond mullions on the upper floor, and below it a
shutter rebate and diamond mortices for another, replaced by a modern window.
Similar evidence of the former hall window remains in the front wallplate.
Original floor'of lodged longitudinal joists of horizontal section in left bay,
inserted floor of thin joists on pegged clamps in the hall. Incomplete bread
oven behind stack. Roof originally of collar-rafter construction, smoke-
blackened in the hall, rebuilt as clasped purlin construction. In right bays
face-halved and bladed scarf in rear wallplate, primary straight bracing,
unjowled posts, chamfered axial beam with thin joists. Internal tiebeams
severed or removed.

Listing NGR: TL6991334633

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