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A Grade II Listed Building in Toppesfield, Essex

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Latitude: 52.0077 / 52°0'27"N

Longitude: 0.5316 / 0°31'53"E

OS Eastings: 573850

OS Northings: 237392

OS Grid: TL738373

Mapcode National: GBR PGB.372

Mapcode Global: VHJHR.5SCR

Plus Code: 9F422G5J+3J

Entry Name: Teys

Listing Date: 29 August 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1165433

English Heritage Legacy ID: 114517

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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Listing Text

6/2 No. 6 (Teys)


House, C17 extended in C18 and C19 and altered in C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned North South
with central chimney stack, forming a lobby-entrance to the East. Single-storey
lean-to extension to rear, C18. Small single-storey extension to North, C19,
and larger C20 extension to West of it. 2 storeys and attics. Central oriel
window with hipped roof, c.1980, and 2-window range of C20 casements. Gambrel
roof, with gables weatherboarded. 2 storeys and attics. Original entrance
blocked to form the oriel window noted above. The interior has jowled posts,
some exposed framing with primary straight bracing, and chamfered axial beams
with lamb's tongue stops at both levels. All posts and horizontal main
members are similarly chamfered and stopped. 2 original ground floor hearths,
one with a blocked opening for an oven. The carpentry style is imitated in the
joists of the NW extension, C20.

Listing NGR: TL7385037392

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

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