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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122844
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114829
Location: Bures Hamlet, Braintree, Essex, CO8
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
BURES HAMLET FISHPITS LANE
TL 83 SE
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
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