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Description: Brookside Cottage
Date Listed: 21 December 1967
English Heritage Building ID: 115629
OS Grid Reference: TL7130330916
OS Grid Coordinates: 571303, 230916
Latitude/Longitude: 51.9504, 0.4913
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TL 73 SW WETHERSFIELD BRAINTREE ROAD
1/115 Brookside Cottage
Cottage. Late C17, altered in C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof thatched. 3
bays facing with axial stack to left of centre, forming a lobby-entrance.
Single-storey lean-to extension with slate roof at rear. One storey with
attics. 2 C18 3-light windows with wrought iron casements and diamond leading.
Original boarded and ledged door with one small light. High collar exposed in
right gable. 2 large wood-burning hearths, one blocked, the other reduced for
C20 grate. The left bay has half-height jowls with roll mouldings, and a
chamfered transverse beam with lamb's tongue stops. Primary straight bracing in
walls. Clasped purlin roof. RCHM 25.
Listing NGR: TL7130330916
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Source: English Heritage
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