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Pair of Cottages 20 Metres South of Terling Stores and Post Office, Terling

Description: Pair of Cottages 20 Metres South of Terling Stores and Post Office

Grade: II
Date Listed: 13 March 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 115511

OS Grid Reference: TL7732714929
OS Grid Coordinates: 577327, 214929
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8049, 0.5706

Location: The Street, Terling, Essex CM3 2PG

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

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Listing Text

TL 7714
(south-west side)
11/163 Pair of cottages 20
metres south of Terling
Stores and Post Office

House, now 2 cottages. C15, altered in C16 and C18/.C19. Timber framed,
plastered with weatherboarded dado, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2-bay
hall facing NE with late C16 axial stack in left bay. 3-bay crosswing to left,
extended to rear by one bay in C18/C19, with single-storey extension in rear
angle, forming a catslide with the crosswing. 2-bay crosswing to right of hall,
extended to rear by one bay in C18/C19, with axial stack. C18/C19 extension to
right of right crosswing, formerly a shop with cottage at rear, with internal
stack at rear end. Hall of one storey with attics, remainder of 2 storeys.
Ground floor, 3 C20 casements. First floor, 2 more and one in gabled dormer of
hall, and one in half-dormer of right extension. 2 plain boarded doors.
Rebuilt grouped diagonal shafts on both stacks. Jowled posts. The hall has a
late C16 inserted floor comprising a chamfered axial beam, and chamfered joists
of square section with lamb's tongue stops. One chamfered rising brace to the
central tiebeam is visible. Roof of crownpost construction but plastered to the
collars; some smoke-blackening visible at dormer. The left crosswing originally
comprised 2 long bays and a short bay at the rear partitioned from the
remainder, but the ground-floor partition has been removed. Cambered tiebeams,
crownpost roof with axial bracing, complete. The right crosswing has close
studding with straight tension braces trenched to the inside. No access to
roof. RCHM 9.

Listing NGR: TL7732714929

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Source: English Heritage

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