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Latitude: 51.8553 / 51°51'19"N
Longitude: 0.6015 / 0°36'5"E
OS Eastings: 579257
OS Northings: 220616
OS Grid: TL792206
Mapcode National: GBR QKH.NWR
Mapcode Global: VHJJK.CMVK
Entry Name: Barn 20 Metres South East of Rook Hall Farmhouse
Listing Date: 29 July 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1306811
English Heritage Legacy ID: 116389
Location: Cressing, Braintree, Essex, CM77
Civil Parish: Cressing
Traditional County: Essex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex
CRESSING THE STREET
TL 72 SE (west side)
1/65 Barn 20 metres south-
east of Rook Hall
Barn. Early to mid C16, altered in Cl7 and C18. Timber framed, weatherboarded,
roofed mainly with,corrugated asbestos, partly with handmade red plain tiles and
red clay 'Roman' tiles. 5 bays aligned NW-SE, with Cl7 midstrey roofed with
plain tiles to NE of second bay from NW end. C18 one-bay extension with hipped
roof at SE end. NE bay only roofed with 'Roman' tiles, remainder of main range
with asbestos. Jowled posts, curved braces set at a low pitch and trenched
outside heavy studding. Edge-halved and bridled scarfs in wallplates. 3
original arched braces to tiebeams in situ, the others replaced by bolted knees.
Partition between lilt bay and the remainder, not original. Roof originally of
crownpost form, rebuilt in C17 in clasped purlin form. Jowled posts and
original clasped purlin roof in midstrey. RCHM 7.
Listing NGR: TL7925720616
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