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Merlins Cottage, Helions Bumpstead

Description: Merlins Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114107

OS Grid Reference: TL6505241517
OS Grid Coordinates: 565052, 241517
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0475, 0.4055

Location: Water Lane, Helions Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7AW

Locality: Helions Bumpstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CB9 7AW

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Listing Text

2/27 Merlins Cottage


Cottage, C17 or earlier. Timber framed, weatherboarded, roofed with thatch
and corrugated iron. 2 bays aligned approximately NW-SE with internal chimney
stack at NW end, single storey with attics, roof thatched. Single storey range
of one bay to NW, roofed with corrugated iron. Aspect NE. 2 plain boarded
doors, one C19 fixed window of 24 lights, one C19 horizontally sliding window of
24 lights, and one small C20 metal window. One C19 horizontally sliding window
of 16 lights on SE gable. In interior of NW bay, axial beam with exposed joists
and in remainder, axial beam with joists plastered to soffits.

Listing NGR: TL6505241517

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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