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Latitude: 51.9882 / 51°59'17"N
Longitude: 0.7248 / 0°43'29"E
OS Eastings: 587192
OS Northings: 235694
OS Grid: TL871356
Mapcode National: GBR QJ3.B1S
Mapcode Global: VHKFH.J907
Entry Name: Moorcot
Listing Date: 12 November 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1122874
English Heritage Legacy ID: 114804
Location: Alphamstone, Braintree, Essex, CO8
Civil Parish: Alphamstone
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Alphamstone St Barnabas
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
ALPHAMSTONE HENNY BACK LANE
TL 83 NE
House. Late C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
4 bays facing SE, with axial chimney stack near middle and C19/20 external stack
at right end. C20 conservatory at left end. One storey with attics. 3 C20
casements, and one more in swept dormer, door to left of C20 thatched porch.
Roof hipped at left end. The interior has jowled posts and heavy studding.
All floors are supported on pegged clamps but probably original: longitudinal
plain joists in both end bays; in middle room, chamfered axial beam with plain
joists of horizontal section. Large wood-burning hearth, original. Clasped
purlin roof with curved wind braces. This house is medieval in plan, but has
post-medieval constructional features. There is an unusual straining beam of
U-form connecting the wallplates near the SW end, an early repair.
Listing NGR: TL8719235694
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