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The Gables

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Bardfield, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9487 / 51°56'55"N

Longitude: 0.4371 / 0°26'13"E

OS Eastings: 567585

OS Northings: 230606

OS Grid: TL675306

Mapcode National: GBR NFG.WW5

Mapcode Global: VHJJ2.J8DZ

Plus Code: 9F32WCXP+FR

Entry Name: The Gables

Listing Date: 21 December 1967

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1325945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115340

Location: Great Bardfield, Braintree, Essex, CM7

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Great Bardfield

Built-Up Area: Great Bardfield

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Bardfield St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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8/201 The Gables


House. C14, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. Short hall range of one or 2 bays facing SE, two 2-bay
crosswings. Internal stack at rear of left crosswing, axial stack at junction
of hall and right crosswing. C20 rear extensions. 2 storeys. 3-window range
of C20 casements. C20 door, and garage doors in right crosswing. Small jetty
at left side, not part of the original structure. The interior has jowled
posts, some exposed studding. Originally both crosswings were jettied to the
front, now underbuilt, and the front wall of the hall range has been rebuilt to
align with the underbuilt jetties. Inserted floor in'hall range with richly
moulded beams, early C16. Rear wall of hall raised by approx. one metre and
roof rebuilt in C17. Timbers on left side of right crosswing are soot-encrusted
under paint. Right crosswing has cambered tiebeam with one brace of wide
section, and complete crownpost roof with axial braces of wide section. Left
crosswing has cambered tiebeam with 2 arched braces, roof originally of
crownpost construction but rebuilt above tiebeam. RCHM 33.

Listing NGR: TL6758530606

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