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Description: Weaver's Cottage
Date Listed: 12 November 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 114893
OS Grid Reference: TL8538533264
OS Grid Coordinates: 585385, 233264
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9669, 0.6972
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PEBMARSH MILL LANE
TL 83 SE
4/95 Weaver's Cottage
House. Circa 1500, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 3
bays aligned approx. N-S, originally consisting of a one-bay open hall, a
storeyed parlour/solar bay to the S, and a storeyed service bay to the N.
Inserted chimney stack in NE corner of hall. C20 extension to N, extending to
W, forming an L-plan. One storey. W elevation, 3 C20 casements. Roof half-
hipped at right. The entrance is in the S side of the C20 wing. Jowled posts,
heavy studding, edge-halved and bridled scarf in W wallplate. The ground floor
has been much altered, but above the ceiling the structure survives intact. The
N end of the roof is fully hipped, with double collar for a smoke vent. There
are 2 plain crownposts with thin axial bracing. The rafters, collars and
thatching laths are smoke-blackened from end to end, indicating a former smoke-
vent at the S end also. (C.A. Hewett, The Smaller Medieval House in Essex,
Archaeological Journal 130, 1973, 176-8. The grid reference given therein is
Listing NGR: TL8538533264
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Source: English Heritage
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