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Marchants, Terling

Description: Marchants

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115480

OS Grid Reference: TL7626814783
OS Grid Coordinates: 576268, 214783
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8039, 0.5552

Location: Waltham Road, Terling, Essex CM3 2QP

Locality: Terling
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM3 2QP

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Listing Text

(north-west side)

10/132 Marchants


Cottage. Late C16, altered in early C17, C18 and C20. Timber framed,
plastered, roof partly thatched, partly of handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays
facing SE, thatched, with external stack at right end, and single-storey lean-to
extension to rear. C18 2-bay extension to left, formerly comprising another
cottage, the roof tiled, with axial stack at the junction and external stack at
left end. One storey with attics. Ground floor, 2 C19 casements, 3 C20
casements, and C20 bow window. First floor, 5 C19 casements in gabled dormers.
Plain boarded door, and C20 door in lean-to porch. The original build has
jowled posts, straight braces trenched inside the studs, and a clasped purlin
roof with arched wind-bracing. Early C17 floor comprising a chamfered
transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops, lap-dovetailed to the posts, with
plain joists of vertical section jointed to it with soffit tenons with
diminished haunches. The rear central post has been severed below the joint and
moved inwards. The left extension has unjowled posts and primary straight
bracing. Central stack much altered. A messuage called Merchants with one acre
is mentioned in a rental of the manor of Ringers in 1761 (Essex Record Office,
D/DRa T.59).

Listing NGR: TL7626814783

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Source: English Heritage

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