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Smithy's Cottage, Finchingfield

Description: Smithy's Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115165

OS Grid Reference: TL6863232865
OS Grid Coordinates: 568632, 232865
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9687, 0.4534

Location: Church Hill, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4NN

Locality: Finchingfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4NN

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Listing Text

(north side)

7/22 Smithy's Cottage


House. C17, extended in C19. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 3 bays
facing E with axial stack in middle bay. Extended to right by 2 bays in C19,
with central stack. Single-storey lean-to extension with corrugated asbestos
roof to right. One storey with attics. 4 Cl9/early C20 casements, and 2 more
in eyebrow dormers. Door at front of C20 gabled porch. The original part has a
large wood-burning hearth facing to left, the mantel beam chamfered with lamb's
tongue stops, axial beams chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, exposed plain
joists, jowled posts, face-halved and bladed scarfs, clasped purlin roof.

Listing NGR: TL6863232865

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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