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Hill Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9967 / 51°59'48"N

Longitude: 0.5173 / 0°31'2"E

OS Eastings: 572912

OS Northings: 236135

OS Grid: TL729361

Mapcode National: GBR PG9.ZHH

Mapcode Global: VHJHX.X2BM

Plus Code: 9F32XGW8+MW

Entry Name: Hill Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 June 1962

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1122990

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114483

ID on this website: 101122990

Location: Gainsford End, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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3/3 Hill Farmhouse

House, late C16, altered in C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. In 2 builds (1) N crosswing, C16, (2) 4-bay house aligned N-S
with axial chimney stack in second bay from S, forming a lobby-entrance to the
E, c.1600. 2 storeys. 6-panel door in open pediment doorcase, C18, 3 C20
casement windows on ground floor and 4 on first floor. Roof of main block half-
hipped at both ends. The main range has chamfered axial beams with lamb's
tongue stops, original hearths (the interior of the S hearth rounded), edge-
halved and bridled scarfs in the wallplates, clasped purlin roof. The crosswing
has exposed framing internally, and a clasped purlin roof. It may not have been
a domestic building originally, but is now incorporated in the house.

Listing NGR: TL7291236135

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