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Ripstowe The Cottage, Bradwell

Description: Ripstowe The Cottage

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116348

OS Grid Reference: TL8064623150
OS Grid Coordinates: 580646, 223150
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8777, 0.6230

Location: A120, Bradwell, Essex CM7 8ED

Locality: Bradwell
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM7 8ED

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Listing Text

TL 82 SW
(north side)
2/18 The Cottage and Ripstowe


House, extended to form 2 cottages. Late C16/early cL7, extended in C18 and
C20. Timber framed, mainly plastered, partly faced with painted brick, roofed
with handmade red plain tiles. Main range facing S with internal stack against
front wall, extended to right with internal C18/19 stack behind ridge, and C20
single-storey extension beyond, roofed with red interlocking tiles. C17
crosswing at left end, with C20 external stack to left of rear bay. Rear
extensions. The Cottage (left) has one early C20 splayed bay, one early C20
casement, and 2 more on the upper floor, one of which is in a hipped dormer; C20
half-glazed door. Ripstowe (right) has 3 C20 casements and 2 more in gabled
dormers, and a C20 half-glazed door, and a fully glazed door in the right
extension. The main range of The Cottage has a wide wood-burning hearth facing
to left, reduced for a C20 grate, a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue
stops, and plain joists of horizontal section. The crosswing has transverse
joists of vertical section, and in the left wall of the front bay the mantel
beam of a demolished external stack. Upper floor not inspected. Ripstowe has
heavy studding at the front, a face-halved and bladed scarf in the rear
wallplate, and primary straight bracing. RCHM (Pattiswick) 10.

Listing NGR: TL8064623150

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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