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Stable Block Approximately 30 Metres South East of Great Bardfield Watermill

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9531 / 51°57'11"N

Longitude: 0.4436 / 0°26'36"E

OS Eastings: 568016

OS Northings: 231110

OS Grid: TL680311

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.JY7

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.M5VL

Plus Code: 9F32XC3V+6C

Entry Name: Stable Block Approximately 30 Metres South East of Great Bardfield Watermill

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123442

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115337

Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Bardfield

Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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(north side)

3/198 Stable block approx. 30
metres south-east of
Great Bardfield


Stable block. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, roofed with red clay Roman
tiles. Long building of one storey, facing W. Comprises (from left to right)
one open bay with modern timber lintel (now a garage), 3 stalls with halved door
and 2 slatted windows, loose box with double doors, byre with halved door and
one slatted window, and cartshed of 2 open bays. Single-storey lean-to
extensions at both ends. The floor is of small yellow bricks. Boarded roof of
low pitch, with 2 through-purlins to each pitch, on queen-strut trusses of
imported pine with iron king ties and screwed bolts at the eaves angles. Apart
from minor alterations to the left bay this building has survived in original
form, complete with all original internal fittings. Timber partitions between
the 3 stalls, feeding troughs supported on elliptical brick arches, iron hay
racks. The byre has feeding troughs and neck posts for 3 cattle, and 2 small
pens with feeding troughs for calves or goats. A rare survival. 'Thomas Samuel
Smith worked the roller flour mill into the 1930s and re-opened it during World
War Two. He ran the stone mill till within a few years of his death at the age
of 98 in 1950......using to the end horse waggons of which he was particularly
proud' (Hervey Benham, Some Essex Watermills, 1976, 55). Listed for its
exceptionally complete'condition, and for Group Value with the Mill and Mill

Listing NGR: TL6799031135

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