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Orchard House

A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 52.007 / 52°0'25"N

Longitude: 0.5323 / 0°31'56"E

OS Eastings: 573905

OS Northings: 237308

OS Grid: TL739373

Mapcode National: GBR PGB.3DV

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.5TRB

Plus Code: 9F422G4J+QW

Entry Name: Orchard House

Listing Date: 7 December 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165297

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114492

Location: Toppesfield, Braintree, Essex, CO9

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Toppesfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Toppesfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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6/7 No. 1 (Orchard House)
House, C15 or earlier, extended in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall aligned E-W with late C16 axial
chimney stack at W end. 3-bay entrance range to W, early C18, forming an L-
plan. External chimney stack at N end contains C16/17 bricks but appears to
be of early C18 construction. External chimney stack at S end rebuilt in C19.
Single-storey extension to N of hall range with lean-to roof of black pantiles,
C20. 2 storeys. Symmetrical elevation. C20 half-glazed door with moulded
architraves and shallow hood on scrolled brackets, 2 double-hung sash windows
of 12 lights on ground floor, 3 on first floor, C18. Some exposed framing on
rear range. The interior of the hall has jowled posts, tiebeams and stop-
chamfered end plates. The entrance range has original doors, architraves and

Listing NGR: TL7390537308

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