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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1140083
English Heritage Legacy ID: 352140
Location: Braintree, Essex, CM7
Electoral Ward/Division: Bocking North
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
Church of England Parish: Bocking
Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford
TL 72 NE BOCKING FENNES ROAD
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
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