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Gatehouse Cottage, Great Bardfield

Description: Gatehouse Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 May 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 115273

OS Grid Reference: TL6758631075
OS Grid Coordinates: 567586, 231075
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9529, 0.4373

Location: B1057, Great Bardfield, Essex CM7 4TD

Locality: Great Bardfield
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 4TD

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Listing Text

(east side)

3/134 Gatehouse Cottage


House. C16, extended in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade
red clay tiles. 4 bays facing W, with axial stack in second bay from right end.
External stack at left end, incorporated in adjacent building. Front elevation
has a slight obtuse angle, following the line of the street. Lean-to stair
tower behind main stack, C17, not now containing a stair. C18 single-storey
lean-to extension behind right end, C20 2-storey extension behind left end. 2
storeys. Ground floor, 2 C20 casements, 2 C19 horizontally sliding sashes of 8
and 12 lights respectively. First floor, one C19 and 2 C20 casements and one
small fixed light. C20 door. Large stack, reduced 5 courses above ridge. The
interior has jowled posts, curved tension braces trenched inside heavy studding,
chamfered axial beams with step stops, plain joists of horizontal section, 2
large wood-burning hearths. RCHM 40.

Listing NGR: TL6758631075

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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