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Tudor Cottage, Fairstead

Description: Tudor Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115375

OS Grid Reference: TL7483617996
OS Grid Coordinates: 574836, 217996
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8332, 0.5361

Location: Fairstead, Essex CM3 2BG

Locality: Fairstead
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 2BG

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Listing Text

(north side)

1/22 Tudor Cottage

- II

House. C14/C15, altered in C16 and C17. Timber framed, plastered with studding
exposed, weatherboarded dado, roof thatched. 2-bay hall facing S with late C16
axial stack at left end, and C17 extension beyond. Parlour/solar bay to right,
with C17/C18 external stack at end, and lean-to extension beyond. One storey
with attics. 4 C20 casements, and 2 more in eyebrow dormers. C20 half-glazed
door. Jowled posts, heavy studding, some curved external bracing at rear. The
hall has a blocked unglazed window with 4 diamond mullions in the rear wall,
central tiebeam removed, a large wood-burning hearth of 0.33 m brickwork on one
side, 0.23 m on the other, and an inserted floor comprising a chamfered
transverse beam with step stops, and plain joists of horizontal section,
supported on a pegged clamp on the right partition wall, terminating short of
the stack at left and extended to reach it, implying the former presence of a
larger timber framed chimney. Longitudinal plain joists of square section in
parlour/solar (right) bay. Crownpost roof, crownpost and collar-purlin
missing. The left extension has a chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue
stops, plain joists of vertical section and a clasped purlin roof. Rebated
floorboards. RCHM 7.

Listing NGR: TL7483617996

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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