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Bushmoor Cowes, Feering

Description: Bushmoor Cowes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 February 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116409

OS Grid Reference: TL8705520378
OS Grid Coordinates: 587055, 220378
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8506, 0.7145

Location: Coggeshall Road, Feering, Essex CO5 9QR

Locality: Feering
Local Authority: Braintree District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO5 9QR

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Listing Text

TL 8620-8720 (west side)

7/88 Cowes and Bushmoor


House, now 2 cottages. Early C16, altered in C17 and late C19. Timber framed,
plastered, roofed with glazed black pantiles. 4 bays facing NE, with stack of
c.1600 in second bay from left end and C19 external stack to rear of right end,
with lean-to extension with felt roof beyond. Lean-to extension roofed with
asbestos tiles to rear of left end. One storey with attics. One late CL9
casement with blind Gothick head, one similar blind aperture, one small fixed
light under eaves, 3 C19 sashes of 3 + 6 lights, double casement in gabled
dormer roofed with handmade red plain tiles. Half-glazed door in gabled porch
(Cowes), half-glazed door with sidelight and flat canopy (Bushmoor). Jowled
posts, arched bracing trenched inside heavy studding. The left bay has an early
C17 inserted floor comprising a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue stops,
and plain joists of vertical section supported on pegged clamps. The right end
bay has an original floor of plain joists of horizontal section arranged
longitudinally. The walls have been raised approx. 0.60 metre. The stack
comprises a large wood-burning hearth facing to left, of which the front part
has been cut back for an inserted stair, with an incomplete bread oven to the
rear; and a smaller wood-burning hearth facing to right, with a blocked aperture
for a former bread oven to the rear. The internal tiebeams have been removed or
severed. Good C17 or C18 internal battened doors with original latches. The
owner has a complete series of deeds from the will of John Eley, 1749; the
property was named Corves in 1764, which had become Cowes by 1865. The other
name, Bushmoor, is of C20 coinage.

Listing NGR: TL8705520378

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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