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Shell House About 50 Metres West South West of Fennes Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Braintree, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9162 / 51°54'58"N

Longitude: 0.5598 / 0°33'35"E

OS Eastings: 576146

OS Northings: 227278

OS Grid: TL761272

Mapcode National: GBR PHB.Y1L

Mapcode Global: VHJJB.N39D

Entry Name: Shell House About 50 Metres West South West of Fennes Farmhouse

Listing Date: 1 April 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140083

English Heritage Legacy ID: 352140

Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Town: Braintree

Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Bocking

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

10/10003 Shell house about 50m WSW
of Fennes Farmhouse


Shell house. Early C19. Rustic Gothick. Flint with shell-encrusted interior. Thatched. Circular with conical roof. Ogee-arched tripartite entrance with timber posts. The original decorative twigwork doors lying inside building. Single light window. Interior: Shells embedded in plaster in decorative patterns, fragments of stained glass. Low bench running around walls. In poor condition at time of survey, section of thatch missing.

Listing NGR: TL7614627278

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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