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Brook Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9503 / 51°57'0"N

Longitude: 0.492 / 0°29'31"E

OS Eastings: 571354

OS Northings: 230906

OS Grid: TL713309

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.R63

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.G7YS

Plus Code: 9F32XF2R+4Q

Entry Name: Brook Farmhouse

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123361

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115639

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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TL 73 SW

(east side)
Brook Farmhouse


House. C.1300, altered in C16 and C18. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3-bay hall aligned NW-SE, with late C16 one-bay
extension at SE end. Mid-C16 3-bay crosswing at NW end, forming an L-plan,
extensively re-styled in C18, with internal stack at NE end and external stack
at SW end, C18. Hall range of one storey with attics, crosswing of 2 storeys
with attics. NW elevation, 5-window range of C18 sashes of 12 lights with some
crown glass. 3 C18/C19 horizontally sliding sashes of 8 lights in gabled
dormers. Central 6-panel door with shallow hood on profiled brackets. SW
elevation, 6 C20 casements, and 3 more in gabled dormers. The hall has a
cambered main tiebeam with vertical and horizontal spandrel struts and crownpost
with 4-way bracing of wide section, steeply angled. The crownpost has a heavily
moulded base and capital, consisting of a series of angle fillets, with a
complete absence of rolls, heavily smoke-blackened. NE side of hall well
restored in early C20. The crosswing formerly had a central stack, removed in
the C18.

Listing NGR: TL7135430906

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