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Latitude: 51.8239 / 51°49'25"N
Longitude: 0.5582 / 0°33'29"E
OS Eastings: 576400
OS Northings: 217011
OS Grid: TL764170
Mapcode National: GBR PJH.PXP
Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.MFG5
Entry Name: Beauchamps
Listing Date: 2 May 1953
Last Amended: 13 March 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1123454
English Heritage Legacy ID: 115364
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 FAIRSTEAD ROAD
2/11 (15/237) Beauchamps
(formerly listed as
2.5.53 Beauchamps Farmhouse)
House. Early C16, altered in late C16. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay main range facing NE, 3-bay crosswing to left,
and internal stack at the junction. Stair tower in W angle. Small C20 lean-to
extensions to right of hall range and to rear of crosswing. Main range of one
storey with attic, crosswing of 2 storeys. 4 C20 casements on ground floor, one
on first floor. Crosswing jettied at front, plastered except for 2 exposed
beams. C20 door behind right extension. One flue at front of stack cement
rendered, possibly from former oven or boiler. The main range has chamfered
joists of horizontal section with step stops, jointed to chamfered binding beam
with soffit tenons with diminished haunches. All joists to left of binding beam
severed. Large hearth, blocked. Roof rebuilt in softwood. The crosswing has
some studding exposed internally, a chamfered binding beam with lamb's tongue
stops, plain joists of horizontal section, jowled posts, and a large hearth
reduced for a C20 grate. Diamond mortices for unglazed window in rear wall.
Original studded partition on first floor between middle and rear bay. Cambered
tiebeam with peg for crownpost, but roof converted to clasped purlin form.
Original floorboards. Moated site. RCHM 3.
Listing NGR: TL7640017011
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