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Hill Cottage, Ridgewell

Description: Hill Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 16 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114148

OS Grid Reference: TL7298740740
OS Grid Coordinates: 572987, 240740
Latitude/Longitude: 52.0381, 0.5207

Location: Stambourne Road, Ridgewell, Essex CO9 4ST

Locality: Ridgewell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 4ST

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Listing Text

6/3 Hill Cottage


House, c.1600, altered in C17 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched.
3 bays aligned approx. NW-SE, aspect NE, with axial chimney stack between SE
and middle bays. Single-storey extensions to rear, C20. Single storey with
attics. C20 boarded door, 4 C20 casement windows, 2 more in swept dormers.
Roof half-hipped at SE end, hipped at NW end. Some framing exposed internally
Jowled posts. Original floor in SE bay, plain-chamfered axial beam with step
stops. In other bays, floors inserted in early C17, supported on pegged clamps.
In middle bay, axial beam and joists of horizontal section plain-chamfered
with lamb's tongue stops. Tiebeam to SE of middle bay removed, other internal
tiebeam present.

Listing NGR: TL7298740740

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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