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Redfants Manor

A Grade II* Listed Building in Shalford, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9389 / 51°56'19"N

Longitude: 0.4918 / 0°29'30"E

OS Eastings: 571384

OS Northings: 229638

OS Grid: TL713296

Mapcode National: GBR PH1.K4H

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.GJVJ

Plus Code: 9F32WFQR+GP

Entry Name: Redfants Manor

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123379

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115579

Location: Shalford, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Civil Parish: Shalford

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Shalford St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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(north side)
2.5.53 Redfants Manor

- II*

House. C15, extended in mid-Cl6, altered in C20. Partly timber framed and
plastered, partly of red and blue bricks in English bond, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 2-bay hall facing E with 3-bay crosswing to left and external
stack beyond. 2-storey porch, jettied on 3 sides, in front of right end of
hall, and stair tower to rear. All this is timber framed, plastered except for
the rear wall of the hall, which has exposed framing. To the right, mid-C16
brick extension in the form of a second hall range and 2-bay crosswing with
external stack beyond. Single-storey extensions to right and rear of this part.
Second hall range of 2 storeys with attics, remainder of 2 storeys. The timber
framed part has 2 C20 casements on the ground floor, 3 on the first floor, of
which one is in a gabled dormer. Underbuilt jetty on left crosswing. Plaster
coving below jetties of porch. The range to the right is of red brick with
diaper patterns in flared headers, except the gable of the crosswing which is
plastered, and the plastered extension beyond. A brick plinth has been rebuilt
in Flemish bond at the left end. On the ground floor, 2 windows each of 2
4-centred lights with chamfered square head and jambs, with moulded labels, and
one similar window formerly of 3 lights, converted to a C20 casement. On the
first floor, 3 C20 casements with original chamfered square heads and jambs.
Doorway with 4-centred arched head, converted to C20 casement. The rear of the
brick range has a similarly converted doorway and a blocked window of one light
with round head on the ground floor, and on the first floor a window of 3
round-headed lights with chamfered square head and jambs (now inside a rear
lean-to) and a blocked square-headed window. The original hall formerly
had a C16 brick stack in the right bay, removed in the C20, and has a moulded
girt at the right end and a high inserted floor with exposed plain beams and
joists. Left crosswing not examined internally, but reported to have a
crownpost roof with 4-way bracing. Room over hall not examined. The brick
range has a chamfered beam with step stops, and on the first floor a disused
rear hearth with 4-centred arch, formerly plastered, now stripped. The roofs of
this range are of heavy queen-strut construction, the purlins chamfered with
step stops. Stair of solid treads to attic. RCHM 5.

Listing NGR: TL7138429638

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