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Berwick Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Hatfield Peverel, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7763 / 51°46'34"N

Longitude: 0.5762 / 0°34'34"E

OS Eastings: 577822

OS Northings: 211768

OS Grid: TL778117

Mapcode National: GBR PK3.NG9

Mapcode Global: VHJJX.XMY4

Plus Code: 9F32QHGG+GF

Entry Name: Berwick Farmhouse

Listing Date: 18 March 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123441

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115435

Location: Hatfield Peverel, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Hatfield Peverel

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Hatfield Peverel St Andrew with Ulting All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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5/95 Berwick Farmhouse

House. Mid C14, altered in C16 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall facing SW, with late C16 axial stack in
left bay, service bay to left, 2-bay parlour/solar crosswing to right. 2-bay
extension to rear of crosswing, late C16, and late C16 lean-to stair extension
in rear angle. C19 extension to right of crosswing, with stack in the
intermediate wall, and C20 single-storey extension to rear of it. Hall range of
one storey with attics, remainder of 2 storeys. Ground floor, 4 C20 sashes.
First floor, 2 C20 casements, one more in gabled dormer (under construction at
time of survey, January 1985) and one C20 sash in gable dormer. The crosswing
is jettied to the front, fully plastered. The hall has a chamfered ogee
doorhead (mutilated) and wide display bracing in the right wall, a large
wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, and a
late C16 inserted floor comprising a chamfered axial beam and chamfered joists
of horizontal section, all with lamb's tongue stops, supported on pegged clamps.
The service bay was unstoreyed originally, now with a floor, rebuilt in
softwood, and an early C19 semi-circular cupboard. The crosswing has plain
joists of large horizontal section. Crownpost roofs in both, the central
crownpost of the hall of octagonal section with moulded base and cap, 4-way
bracing (but axial braces missing), and heavily smoke-blackened rafters and
collars; wide axial bracing in crosswing. The rear extension has close studding
with straight braces trenched to the inside, a blocked unglazed window in the
upper right wall with mortices for 3 diamond mullions, and a clasped purlin
roof. The stair extension has close studding.

Listing NGR: TL7782211768

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