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Description: Riverside Cottage
Date Listed: 6 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116156
OS Grid Reference: TL8494022313
OS Grid Coordinates: 584940, 222313
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8687, 0.6848
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TL 8422-8522 COGGESHALL GRANGE HILL
9/126 No. 2 (Riverside
Cottage. Early C17, altered in C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roofed
with slate. Single range facing E with axial stack at left end, originally
external, now internal, and C19/20 stack to rear right. 2 storeys. C20 single-
storey lean-to extension with slate roof along full length of rear, and
projecting to right; C20 flat-roofed extension to left. 2-window range of C20
casements with rectangular leading. Plain boarded door with C20 gabled and
tiled canopy on brackets. Originally this was a single-storey cottage; the
walls have been raised approximately 1.40 metres and the roof rebuilt to a slate
pitch. Chamfered axial beam with runout stops in left bay, boxed in right bay.
One original roof truss is preserved in the intermediate partition. Large
wood-burning hearth with 0.33 metre jambs and a seat in each inglenook, of C16
and C17 bricks. In 1980 a child's shoe datable to c.1700, items of children's
clothing and clay pipes were found in this stack, now in Colchester Museum and
in the possession of the owner. Shown as one of a line of buildings in a map of
1639 (Essex Record Office, D/DOp P.1).
Listing NGR: TL8494022313
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Source: English Heritage
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