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The Great Bardfield Cage

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9493 / 51°56'57"N

Longitude: 0.4371 / 0°26'13"E

OS Eastings: 567588

OS Northings: 230674

OS Grid: TL675306

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.PBT

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J8GH

Entry Name: The Great Bardfield Cage

Listing Date: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123505

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115279

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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Listing Text

(west side)

8/140 The Great Bardfield Cage


Lock-up. Early C19. Red brick in Flemish bond, with some blue headers, and
flint rubble. Gables weatherboarded. Roofed with handmade red clay tiles.
Rectangular plan. 2 cells. E elevation, one window with external wooden
shutter, heavy oak door with iron studs picking out the date 1816, a small
barred window, and long hasped hinges. Inside this is a second door pierced
with 10 holes, not coinciding with the window of the outer door, and bolts. On
the S side there is a simple wooden door to the other cell. Roof rebuilt.
Built 1816 in the context of the Six Acts, reported to have been last used in

Listing NGR: TL6758830674

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