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Brook Cottage Cottage Adjacent to Brook Cottage to North, Finchingfield

Description: Brook Cottage Cottage Adjacent to Brook Cottage to North

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115242

OS Grid Reference: TL6873032720
OS Grid Coordinates: 568730, 232720
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9673, 0.4547

Location: 6 Vicarage Road, Finchingfield, Essex CM7 4LD

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

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Listing Text

(east side)

7/100 No. 2 Brook Cottage and
adjacent cottage to

- II

Rouse, now 2 cottages. C17 or earlier, altered in C19. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4 bays facing E, with internal
stack near middle against rear wall, and a C19 internal stack at each end.
Extended to left, C18/C19, and divided into cottages. 2 extensions to rear. One
storey with attics. 4 C19 casements, 4 more in gabled dormers. 2 boarded
doors, each with a small pane and shallow hood on profiled brackets. One
diagonally arranged shaft on main stack. In the right bay, longitudinal joists
of horizontal section. In the next bay, chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue
stops and square joists. Large wood-burning hearth, the mantel beam chamfered
with lamb's tongue stops. Jowled posts, cambered tiebeams. Originally of one
storey and minimal loft, the walls have been raised approx. 1 metre, probably in
the late C17 or C18.

Listing NGR: TL6873032720

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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