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Description: Hillside Cottage
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115281
OS Grid Reference: TL6759030525
OS Grid Coordinates: 567590, 230525
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9480, 0.4371
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TL 6730 GREAT BARDFIELD BROOK STREET
8/142 The Homestead and
21.12.67 Hillside Cottage
House, divided into 2 houses, and extended. C15, altered in C17 and later.
Timber framed, plastered, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay hall range
facing N, with late C16 inserted stack in left bay. 2-bay service crosswing to
left, jettied to the front, and 2-bay parlour/solar crosswing to right, with
underbuilt jetty. External stack to right, enclosed by later parallel
crosswing. Wing to rear of this, extending to right, parallel with street, with
internal stack. 2 storeys. The Homestead comprises the left crosswing and hall
range. One splayed bay of C20 sashes below jetty, which has exposed joists and
2 plain brackets. one C20 casement on ground floor, 2 on first floor. Plain
door with small pane. Original cusped bargeboards on gable of crosswing, and
below, date 1609 painted on plaster. Grouped diagonal shafts on main stack.
Hillside Cottage comprises the parlour/solar crosswing and extensions to right.
2-window range of early C20 sashes of 6 lights. C20 door in right return wall.
Rear extension of painted brick, with hipped roof. Modern red clay tiles on
right crosswing and rear wing. The hall has been raised or rebuilt to 2-storey
height in the C17. RCHM 9.
Listing NGR: TL6759030525
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Source: English Heritage
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