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Description: Thatch Cottage
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114111
OS Grid Reference: TL6621242360
OS Grid Coordinates: 566212, 242360
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0547, 0.4228
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TL 64 SE HELIONS BUMPSTEAD WIGGENS GREEN
2/21 Thatch Cottage
House, early C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
3 bays aligned approximately E-W, with axial chimney stack at W end of middle
bay. C20 exensions to W and S, roofed with red tiles. Single storey with
attics. One blocked doorway, one C20 door with tiled gabled hood, 4 C20
casement windows, 2 more in swept dormers. Some framing exposed internally.
Jowled posts, curved tension bracing to corner posts inside studs. Plain-
chamfered axial beams with exposed joists of horizontal section supported on
clamps in all bays. Face-halved and bladed scarf in N wallplate. Original
rebated floorboards. Partition removed between E and middle ground floor rooms.
Large wood-burning hearth, not in use.
Listing NGR: TL6621242360
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Source: English Heritage
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