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Thatch Cottage, Helions Bumpstead

Description: Thatch Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: Haverhill Road, Helions Bumpstead, Essex CB9 7AD

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

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Listing Text

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

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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