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A Grade II Listed Building in Witham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7975 / 51°47'51"N

Longitude: 0.6368 / 0°38'12"E

OS Eastings: 581919

OS Northings: 214272

OS Grid: TL819142

Mapcode National: GBR QL9.CSJ

Mapcode Global: VHJJZ.020V

Plus Code: 9F32QJXP+2P

Entry Name: Jarmyns

Listing Date: 16 January 1991

Last Amended: 11 December 2000

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1338239

English Heritage Legacy ID: 113627

Location: Witham, Braintree, Essex, CM8

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Witham

Built-Up Area: Witham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Witham St Nicolas

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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The following building shall be included in the list:-

TL 8114
The Crotchet public

House and forge now public house. Mid C15 altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed
and plastered with rendered brick front. Adjoining single storey range in red
Flemish bond brickwork. Two-storey ranges roofed in red handmade plain clay tiles.
Slate to single storey ranges. Two bay crosswing aligned SE-NW with hipped and
gabletted roof to NW. Hall range two bay aligned NE-SW. Front of hall and
crosswing truncated by C19 brick parapetted front. C20 single storey flat roofed
extension to rear and circa C17/18 gabled rear wing. Single storey ranges to SW
form an L shape. The front range of which previously functioned as a forge to SW
2-storey frontage range ground floor windows, 3 C20 metal picture windows with top
hung vents. First floor four range C20 metal casement windows of 16 panes. Single
storey frontage range. 4 C20 metal casement windows of 20 panes with top hung
vents. NE elevation C19 sash 2:2 with moulded architrave surround C19 flush meeting
style casement window with horizontal glazing bar. 2 C19 red brick stack with
string course detailing to rear wing. Rendered stack to centre of crosswing.
Substantial oak frame with jowled storey posts. Evidence of external bracing. Empty
mortices and wattle groove to underside of crosswing bridging joists shows position
of former partition. Floor joists are flat section, housed into bridging joist with
central tenons. A trimmed stair trap, now filled, adjoins the rear wall. Bridging
joist is chamfered with a stepped run out stop. Most of the frame is covered at
first floor and the roof space plastered to underside of flat section oak rafters
and collars. Chamfered transverse and axial bridging joists are visible at ground
floor in the 1½ storey hall range. Floor joists are covered.

Crotchet P H formerly the tap rooms of the Blue Posts Inn. The forge was used by
the same coaching inn complex.

Listing NGR: TL8191914272

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