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The Herons

A Grade II Listed Building in Fairstead, Essex

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Latitude: 51.816 / 51°48'57"N

Longitude: 0.534 / 0°32'2"E

OS Eastings: 574763

OS Northings: 216080

OS Grid: TL747160

Mapcode National: GBR PJN.3TS

Mapcode Global: VHJJQ.6MP6

Entry Name: The Herons

Listing Date: 24 February 1982

Last Amended: 13 March 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1337781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 115373

Location: Fairstead, Braintree, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Braintree

Civil Parish: Fairstead

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Fairstead St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text

(east side)

1/20 The Herons (formerly
24.2.82 listed as The Cottages,
Nos. 1 and 2)


House. C17. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with slate and handmade red clay
tiles. 4 bays facing W, with axial stack one bay from left end, and rear stack
near right end. Single storey extension behind right end. 2 storeys. 4-window
range of C20 casements. 4-panel door at front of gabled porch. Jowled posts.
The axial stack has 2 wood-burning hearths of 0.23 m brickwork. 2 chamfered
transverse beams with lamb's-tongue-and-roll stops, plain joists of vertical
section. The front wall has been raised approx. one metre in early C19 when
this house was converted into 2 cottages, and back to one house again in C20.

Listing NGR: TL7476316080

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