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The White Hart

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.948 / 51°56'52"N

Longitude: 0.438 / 0°26'16"E

OS Eastings: 567650

OS Northings: 230527

OS Grid: TL676305

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.X46

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J9WJ

Plus Code: 9F32WCXQ+55

Entry Name: The White Hart

Listing Date: 2 May 1953

Last Amended: 17 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1123506

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115283

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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(south side)

8/144 The White Hart, (formerly
listed as White Hart
2.5.53 Inn )


House. Early C15, altered in C17 and C19. Timber framed, plastered with some
exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall range facing
N, with stack to rear of left bay, and 2-bay parlour/solar crosswing to left.
3-bay service crosswing to right, with external stack on right return wall.
Single-storey extension to left, single-storey lean-to extension to right. 2
storeys. Left crosswing jettied to front, with-one reproduction bracket and
splayed bay with C20 half-glazed double doors and casements below. 2 C20
casements, one of which is in the underbuilt jetty of the right crosswing.
First floor, 3 C20 casements. Early C19 half-glazed door, with C19 painted sign
over 'Licensed retailer of wines, spirits and beer. Dealer in tobacco' and
shallow hood on scrolled brackets. Exposed curved tension bracing on right
return wall, trenched outside studding. The hall has been raised approx. 1.5
metres in the cl7 to align with the roofs of the crosswings. The interior has a
doorway from hall to parlour with 3-centred arched head, exposed studding and
display bracing at both ends of hall, and a late C16 inserted floor, with
chamfered beams and chamfered joists of horizontal section. The left crosswing
has a complete crownpost roof, with cross-quadrate crownpost and 4-way rising
braces, the side braces lap-jointed to the rafters below the collar. The right
crosswing has a complete crownpost roof of different form, the 2 crownposts
chamfered to an octagonal section with step stops, each with 2 rising braces to
the collar-purlin and 2 down-braces to the tiebeam, the latter springing from
the crownpost well above the rising braces. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in
wallplates of crosswings. RCHM 8. (The rear wing obliquely extending from the
right crosswing, formerly listed under the same serial number, is now listed
separately under serial number 8/145).

Listing NGR: TL6765030527

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