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Great Coopers Farmhouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Battlesbridge, Essex

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Latitude: 51.6237 / 51°37'25"N

Longitude: 0.5689 / 0°34'7"E

OS Eastings: 577916

OS Northings: 194775

OS Grid: TQ779947

Mapcode National: GBR PM1.0NM

Mapcode Global: VHJKP.TG34

Plus Code: 9F32JHF9+FG

Entry Name: Great Coopers Farmhouse

Listing Date: 20 June 1980

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247708

English Heritage Legacy ID: 429037

Location: Rettendon, Chelmsford, Essex, SS11

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Rettendon

Built-Up Area: Battlesbridge

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Rettendon All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TQ 79 SE 21/951 20.6.80 GREAT COOPERS


Farmhouse, now house. Early C17 crosswing and brewhouse - bakehouse to rear,
connected by early/mid C19 bay; late C17/early C18 wing added to left of crosswing. Render over brick and timber frame; gabled old tile roofs; C17 brick ridge and end stacks finished in C20 brick. L-plan with rear right wing. One storey and attic; 2-window range. Mid C19 bracketed gabled hood over 4-panelled central door; segmental arches over 3-light wood casements, some of which are mid/late C19; large mid C19 gabled dormer to left. Late C17/early gabled wing to rear left. One storey bakehouse to rear, with weatherboard over timber frame and C20 door and wood casements.
Interior: exposed timber frame. Cross-wing to right has chamfered beam and C17
window opening to rear and open fireplace and stop-chamfered beam and joists;
stop -chamfered beams and joists to left; jowled storey posts to cellar trusses,
exposed at first floor level, with C17 four-light wood-mullioned window to rear.
Brewhouse/bakehouse to rear, of 2 bays, has exposed timber frame with C17 wood-
mullioned window to rear; straight-bracing to tie beams of reconstructed roof; bay to left has timber lintel over large open fireplace with bread oven; floored end to right has quarter-turn staircase with solid treads. This house was moved from its original site at Coopers End, Takely, following the expansion of Stanstead Airport.

Listing NGR: TQ7791694775

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