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Oak Cottages, Faulkbourne

Description: Oak Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115386

OS Grid Reference: TL7940117321
OS Grid Coordinates: 579401, 217321
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8257, 0.6019

Location: Church Hill, Faulkbourne, Essex CM8 1SF

Locality: Faulkbourne
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM8 1SF

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Listing Text


2/38 Nos. 1 and 2, Oak


Range of cottages, now 2, formerly more. C17, altered in C20. Timber framed,
plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 4-bay range
facing SE with central stack, and 3-bay range facing NE, with C18/C19 internal
stack at the junction, forming an L-plan. One storey with attics. No. 1
(facing SE), 4 C20 casements, 3 more in gabled dormers, and C20 door in gabled
porch. No. 2 (facing NE), 3-window range of C20 casements, C20 door in
trellised porch. 4 octagonal shafts on each stack. Chamfered beams with lamb's
tongue stops. At the junction between the 2 ranges a beam is supported by an
unusual Y-shaped post with elaborately profiled head, possibly introduced.
Clasped purlin roofs.

Listing NGR: TL7940117321

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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