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Barn on Roadside at Falconers Hall Known As the Top Barn barn on Roadside at Faulkner's Hall Known As the Granary

A Grade I Listed Building in Good Easter, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7844 / 51°47'3"N

Longitude: 0.3559 / 0°21'21"E

OS Eastings: 562600

OS Northings: 212147

OS Grid: TL626121

Mapcode National: GBR NHH.0SM

Mapcode Global: VHJJT.4D0Y

Plus Code: 9F32Q9M4+P9

Entry Name: Barn on Roadside at Falconers Hall Known As the Top Barn barn on Roadside at Faulkner's Hall Known As the Granary

Listing Date: 7 August 1978

Last Amended: 5 July 1996

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237322

English Heritage Legacy ID: 428548

Location: Good Easter, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Good Easter

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Good Easter St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

Barn on roadside at
TL 61 SW 3/647 Faulkner's Hall known
Top Barn


An important early medieval complex of timber framed buildings now forming an
L plan barn by reason of ancient additions to the main structure. Gable end
corrugated iron roofs and weatherboard clad walls. East facing gabled midstrey,
added on adaptation to barn, with great doors. Inside, the original structure
consists of 6 main posts of an aisled Hall with carved oak capitals, having
carinate filets below the abacus, of a Norman type. Beneath the present floor
level the posts retain their timber sole pads. Some of the poets are trenched
for passing braces. Other early features include traces of reversed assembly
and tap joints, now out of their original contexts. Alteration to barn use
probably occured in the late C15 or early C16 when the timber frame of the west
wing would appear to have been added.

Listing NGR: TL6260012147

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

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