History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.


A Grade II Listed Building in Bures Hamlet, Essex

We don't have any photos of this building yet. Why don't you be the first to send us one?

Upload Photo »

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »


Latitude: 51.9662 / 51°57'58"N

Longitude: 0.7282 / 0°43'41"E

OS Eastings: 587519

OS Northings: 233262

OS Grid: TL875332

Mapcode National: GBR QJ9.QY4

Mapcode Global: VHKFH.KVV2

Plus Code: 9F32XP8H+F7

Entry Name: Fishpits

Listing Date: 12 November 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122844

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114829

Location: Bures Hamlet, Braintree, Essex, CO8

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Bures Hamlet

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bures St Mary

Church of England Diocese: St.Edmundsbury and Ipswich

Tagged with: Building

Find accommodation in
Earls Colne


TL 83 SE
(west side)
4/40 Fishpits
- II
House. C17. Painted brick in Flemish bond, roofed with handmade red clay
tiles. 4 bays facing SE, with axial chimney stack forming lobby-entrance.
Timber framed C17 wing to rear right, raised in C18. C20 wing to rear left,
forming a half-H plan, and single-storey lean-to between the wings, C20. C18
external oven at right end of main range. 2 storeys. 3 C20 sashes of 20 lights
on ground floor, 3 late C18 sashes of 16 lights on first floor. C20 door at
front of gabled porch. Both ends of roof half-hipped. Interior partitions
timber-framed, with primary straight bracing. In right bay, chamfered axial
beam with lamb's tongue stops, and plain joists of vertical section. In middle
room, transverse beam and plain joists of horizontal section. In left bay,
plain beam, originally plastered over, now exposed, and joists plastered to the
soffits. The floor of the bread oven has been removed for a central heating
boiler, but the walls and arched roof survive.

Listing NGR: TL8751933262

External Links

External links are from the relevant listing authority and, where applicable, Wikidata. Wikidata IDs may be related buildings as well as this specific building. If you want to add or update a link, you will need to do so by editing the Wikidata entry.

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.