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Description: John Ray Cottage
Date Listed: 2 January 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 114938
OS Grid Reference: TL7573320878
OS Grid Coordinates: 575733, 220878
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8588, 0.5505
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TL 72 SE BLACK NOTLEY BAKERS LANE
5/44 John Ray Cottage
Cottage. C16/C17 or earlier with later alterations and additions. Timber
framed and plastered with C20 pargetting. Red plain tiled roof. Gabled dormer
to front and rear. Red brick chimney stack to left and to rear of right single
storey lean-to extension. One storey and attics. Single storey porch extension
to front left. 3 casement windows. All windows diamond leaded. Boarded door
to right return of porch extension. Much timber frame exposed internally with
heavy wide spaced studs, stop chamfered bridging joists and jowled storey posts.
Inglenook fireplace. The birthplace and childhood home of John Ray M.A.,F.R.S.
1627-1702 botanist and natural historian.
Listing NGR: TL7573320878
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Source: English Heritage
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