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Little Coopers Cottage, Basildon

Description: Little Coopers Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 June 1980
English Heritage Building ID: 112419

OS Grid Reference: TQ7374687145
OS Grid Coordinates: 573746, 187145
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5564, 0.5049

Location: Pitsea Hall Lane, Basildon, Essex SS16 4UH

Locality: Basildon
Local Authority: Basildon Borough Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: SS16 4UH

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Listing Text


(west side)
TQ 78 NW 20.6.80 Little Coopers Cottage
(formerly listed as
Little Coopers Farmhouse


House. Mid C16; 2 bays to left heightened in late C17. Weatherboard over
timber frame; half-hipped thatch roof; brick ridge stack. 3-unit plan, probably
open to roof, remodelled in late C17 as 3-unit lobby-entry plan. One storey
and attic; 3-window range. C19 plank door and C20 windows; dormer has C19
two-light leaded casement with original fittings. Interior: late C17 ogee-
stopped chamfered beams of inserted floors to centre and left; chimneystack
to right probably replaced former C16 smoke bay; service room to right, unaltered
in late C17, is open to common rafter roof. First floor has exposed tie beam/
wall plate assembly of former C16 roof, removed and heightened in late C17;
late C17 clasped purlin roof with original common rafters. C17 floorboards;
dormer window has mortices for former C17 diamond-mullioned window.

N.B. This building was previously listed in the 59th list of buildings of special
architectural or historic interest in the District of Uttlesford, Essex.

Listing NGR: TQ7424889255

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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