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Weaver's Cottage, Pebmarsh

Description: Weaver's Cottage

Grade: II
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

Location: 17 Mill Lane, Pebmarsh, Essex CO9 2NW

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

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Listing Text

TL 83 SE
(east side)
4/95 Weaver's Cottage
- II
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

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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