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Barn 15 Metres West of South House Manor

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Waltham, Essex

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Latitude: 51.7903 / 51°47'24"N

Longitude: 0.4541 / 0°27'14"E

OS Eastings: 569352

OS Northings: 213026

OS Grid: TL693130

Mapcode National: GBR PJR.MNH

Mapcode Global: VHJJV.T8FF

Plus Code: 9F32QFR3+4J

Entry Name: Barn 15 Metres West of South House Manor

Listing Date: 22 March 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1391301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 494087

Location: Great Waltham, Chelmsford, Essex, CM3

County: Essex

District: Chelmsford

Civil Parish: Great Waltham

Built-Up Area: Great Waltham

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: Great Waltham St Mary and St Lawrence with Ford End St John

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


719/0/10062 SOUTH STREET
Barn 15 metres west of South House Manor

Barn, formerly a house then stables, now store. C17 with C18 conversion to stables and carriage house with C20 roof. Timber-framed, clad with weatherboarding; brick extension to north; corrugated tiled roof.
EXTERIOR: English bond red brick plinth except to north return. C18 horizontal weatherboarding. East elevation with 2 central plank doors flanked by one 6-paned fixed window to south and one 3-light casement with glazing bars to north. North return of early-C18 English-bond brick, south return weatherboarded. West elevation with 2 central plank doors and 2 ventilation windows with internal sliding shutters.
INTERIOR: 3 principal trusses consist of jowled posts bearing chamfered bridging beams with tongue stops trenched into faces of the principals. Cambered and chamfered tie beams with arched braces dropping to principal studs. Northern truss removed in early-C18. Secondary studwork of heavy scantling. Middle rails with straight and arched braces at corners. Interior partition walls of centre and south rooms weatherboarded. South ground-floor room with one horse stall at south end and 2 feeding racks at north end. Replaced ceiling joists appear to suggest site of former staircase. North room with tall tapering early-C18 brick chimney stack, copper and hearth with oven door. First floor with brick nogging to east and west walls. East wall plate re-used and at south end a splayed trench cutting into a through-splayed tabled edge-halved scarf joint. West wall with blocked 4-light diamond-mullioned window. East wall of north bay with mortises for a similar window. C20 roof.

Listed for group value with South House Manor and for its survival of C17 fabric with C18 stable conversion and added brick hearth and hood.

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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