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Latitude: 51.834 / 51°50'2"N
Longitude: 0.5564 / 0°33'23"E
OS Eastings: 576236
OS Northings: 218132
OS Grid: TL762181
Mapcode National: GBR PJ9.X3Q
Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.L5JD
Entry Name: Great Walley Hall
Listing Date: 21 December 1967
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123449
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115356
Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3
Civil Parish: Fairstead
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Fairstead St Mary the Virgin
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 71 NE FAIRSTEAD
2/2 Great Walley Hall
Pair of 'Unit System' houses now joined. C16. Timber framed, plastered and
weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. (1) 4 bays facing S with 2
axial stacks. C20 single-storey attics. 3 C20 casements, and 2 more in gabled
dormers. C20 door. Roof half-hipped at left end, merged with adjoining house
at right end. Interior framing mainly concealed. Jowled posts, clasped purlin
roof with arched wind-bracing at right end, unjowled posts in left bay. (2) At
E end of this house, a second house of 4 bays aligned N-S, projecting at both
ends to form an irregular T-plan. Internal stack at the junction, axial stack
at S end. Single-storey lean-to extension in SW angle. One storey with attics.
W elevation, one C20 casement on ground floor, 2 more in gabled dormers.
(Elevations much obscured by brambles at time of survey, February 1985). One
storey with attics. At N end, chamfered beam with plain joists of horizontal
section. Near S end, chamfered transverse beam, joists plastered to the
soffits. Remainder of interior concealed by modern finishes, but frame
apparently intact. This appears to be a pair of houses occupied originally by 2
separate households farming the same land, later used as cottages. RCHM 8.
Listing NGR: TL7623618132
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