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A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yeldham, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0182 / 52°1'5"N

Longitude: 0.5617 / 0°33'42"E

OS Eastings: 575876

OS Northings: 238624

OS Grid: TL758386

Mapcode National: GBR PG5.JTH

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.PJ9Q

Plus Code: 9F422H96+7M

Entry Name: Applegates

Listing Date: 19 September 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1164916

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114433

Location: Great Yeldham, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Yeldham

Built-Up Area: Great Yeldham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Yeldham St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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House, c.1400, converted for use as a public building, extended C18 and C19, now
a house. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay
hall aligned NE-SW with C17 axial chimney stack in NE bay. Integral storeyed
parlour/solar bay to SW, integral storeyed service bay to NE. Late C17/early
C18 2-bay extension to NW of NE bay, and additional C19 bay, forming an L-plan.
2-storey extension to SE of axial chimney stack, C19. External chimney stack to
NW of SW bay, C18/19. 2 storeys. SW elevation, C20 door in tiled gabled porch,
2 C20 casement windows and one C20 double-hung sash window on each floor. C19
window in facade gable, dummy. The axial chimney stack has 4 octagonal shafts,
C16/17, reduced in height. The SW stack has 2 C19 octagonal shafts. The
interior has jowled posts, heavy studding, plain joists of horizontal section.
The crownpost roof retains the original hips and gablets at both ends, inside
the later gables. One cross-quadrate crown-post is present, the 2 side braces
missing, the collar-purlin and collars complete, smoke-blackened. The wallplate
scarfs are edge-halved and bridled. This building is illustrated in Muilman in
1770 as The School House. 'The Free School for the poor boys occupies the site
of an old tenement called Ford's, which had been long held by the parish for
charitable uses, but was converted into a school and master's house in 1692'
(White's Directory, 1848, 722). RCHM 10.

Listing NGR: TL7587638624

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