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Cuckoos, Little Baddow

Description: Cuckoos

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 June 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 112790

OS Grid Reference: TL7684107741
OS Grid Coordinates: 576841, 207741
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7405, 0.5599

Location: Church Road, Little Baddow, Essex CM3 4BN

Locality: Little Baddow
Local Authority: Chelmsford City Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 4BN

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Listing Text

TL 70 NE 10/320


Thomas Hooker and John Elliot, the C17 Pioneers of New England, both lived at
Cuckoos and started a school in it. In 1630 Hooker was called before the court
of High Commission but escaped to Holland and in 1633 sailed to Boston, New England.
A C17 timber-framed and plastered house. 2 storeys. At file west end the upper
storey is jettied, supported on a moulded bressumer and the timber-framing is
exposed on the ground storey. The windows are C20 casements. Roof tiled, hipped
at the east end. (RCHM).

Listing NGR: TL7684107741

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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