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Ivanhoe House

A Grade II Listed Building in Wethersfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9533 / 51°57'11"N

Longitude: 0.4895 / 0°29'22"E

OS Eastings: 571175

OS Northings: 231235

OS Grid: TL711312

Mapcode National: GBR PGV.JL6

Mapcode Global: VHJJ3.F5NG

Plus Code: 9F32XF3Q+8R

Entry Name: Ivanhoe House

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1306920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115678

Location: Wethersfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Wethersfield

Built-Up Area: Wethersfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Wethersfield St Mary Magdalene

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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TL 7031-7131

(south-east side)
Ivanhoe House


House. C16 and C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered with some exposed
framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays facing NW, early C16, with
C16 rear wing of one bay, and single-storey extension beyond. 2-bay extension
to left of main range, with axial stack, early C17, and C16 rear wing of 2 bays,
the whole forming a half-H plan. 2 storeys with attics. Ground floor, 3 C20
casements. First floor, 4 C17/C18 3-light windows with wrought iron casements.
Attic, 4 C20 casements in gabled dormers. The right half of the front elevation
is jettied, with the jetty and framing above exposed. Bressumer carved with
folded leaf design, exposed beams, joists and studding with 'Suffolk' bracing.
The right first-floor window has a deep sill for a former oriel. Sprockets
below eaves on both sides of both rear wings. Part of left side of right rear
wing exposed, with blocked unglazed window having 3 diamond mullions. Jowled
posts and close studding throughout. The right part of the main range has
chamfered beams with step stops, plain joists of horizontal section jointed to
them with soffit tenons with diminished haunches, mortices and shutter grooves
for unglazed windows. The left part of the main range is unjettied and has
chamfered axial beams, with jewel stops and lamb's tongue-plus-notch stops. The
left rear wing has a binding beam with double ogee moulding, and C18 pine
panelling in the ground floor room.

Listing NGR: TL7117531235

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