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Lichen Cottage, Pebmarsh

Description: Lichen Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114882

OS Grid Reference: TL8415533280
OS Grid Coordinates: 584155, 233280
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9675, 0.6793

Location: Pebmarsh Road, Pebmarsh, Essex CO9 2LZ

Locality: Pebmarsh
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO9 2LZ

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Listing Text

TL 83 SW
3/84 Lichen Cottage
- II
Cottage. Early C17, extended in early C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered
with some exposed framing, early C19 extension of red brick in Flemish bond,
both roofs of slate. 3 bays facing S with central chimney stack, one storey
with attics, with steep roof, half-hipped at right end, originally thatched.
Extension to left with chimney stack in left return wall. 2 storeys, roof of
shallow pitch. Rear lean-to extension, c.1975. 5 C20 casements on ground
floor, 3 more on first floor, of which one is in a swept dormer. C20 door.
Inscriptions 'WA 1840' and 'CA 1840' in brick front beside left window. The
interior has jowled posts, curved corner braces inside studding, not trenched,
chamfered axial beams, exposed plain joists of horizontal section, clasped
purlin roof. 2 stairs, one in each build, dating from its use as 2 cottages in
the C19. Floors apparently raised about 0.15 to 0.2 metre. Original hearths,
plastered over on left side, exposed brick on right side.

Listing NGR: TL8415533280

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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