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Blenheim House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9541 / 51°57'14"N

Longitude: 0.4911 / 0°29'27"E

OS Eastings: 571277

OS Northings: 231337

OS Grid: TL712313

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.JYY

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.G4GS

Entry Name: Blenheim House

Listing Date: 19 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115688

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Built-Up Area: Wethersfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wethersfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

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5/176 Blenheim House


House. Late C16, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed
imitation framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing SE, with
axial stack at left end and rear stack near right end. Rear wing behind right
end, forming an L-plan, and C20 extension in left rear angle. C20 single-storey
lean-to extension at right end. One storey with attics. One C20 splayed bay,
one C20 casement, and 2 more in lean-to dormers, all with diamond leading. C20
door. Traces of old patterned plaster in panels. Imitation framing exposed at
right return. Chamfered beams with lamb's tongue stops. Chamfered mantel beam
with lamb's-tongue-plus-bar stops, large wood-burning hearth. Interrupted
tiebeam construction in internal frame for original first floor doorway, now

Listing NGR: TL7127731337

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