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Latitude: 51.9472 / 51°56'50"N
Longitude: 0.4646 / 0°27'52"E
OS Eastings: 569480
OS Northings: 230506
OS Grid: TL694305
Mapcode National: GBR PGT.XZ8
Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.0BF3
Entry Name: Cross Farmhouse
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Last Amended: 17 May 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123446
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115348
Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7
Civil Parish: Great Bardfield
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Finchingfield St John Baptist
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD WALTHAM'S CROSS
3/209 Cross Farmhouse(formerly
21.12.67 listed in the parish of
House. Circa 1600, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays of main range, originally longer, facing SE,
with axial stack in left bay, forming a lobby-entrance. 2-bay crosswing to
left. Single-storey lean-to extension to rear of main range. Large C20
extension to left of crosswing. 2 storeys and attic. 3-window range of mid-C19
sashes with marginal lights. In attic gable, one C18 3-light window with
wrought iron casement and rectangular leaded panes. C20 door, with early C19
simple hood on scrolled brackets. Old chevron pattern pargetting in panels.
Left return wall of crosswing has exposed framing, with an original window of 4
lights with ovolo mullions at ground floor, and a similar blocked window above.
A C17 3-light window with wrought iron casement has been re-sited in the rear
lean-to. Some imitation framing exposed at rear. The interior has jowled
posts, clasped purlin roof, and a large wood-burning hearth facing main range,
with initials M.B. and A.L. inscribed on mantel beam. There are some introduced
features, c.1950, including re-sited wall framing and beams and a C17 stair with
turned balusters, reportedly from Hempstead.
Listing NGR: TL6948030506
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