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Description: Apple Tree Cottage
Date Listed: 29 July 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 116441
OS Grid Reference: TL8726720344
OS Grid Coordinates: 587267, 220344
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8503, 0.7175
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FEERING THE STREET
TL 8620-8720 (south side)
7/119 Apple Tree Cottage
Wrongly shown on OS map as Nos. 1 and 2 Apple Tree Cottages. House. Late C16,
extended in C19. Timber framed, plastered and weatherboarded, roofed with
handmade red plain tiles. 4 bays facing NW, with axial stack in second bay from
right end. Rear stack in right bay, with, C19 extension beyond, forming an
L-plan. 2 storeys: Ground floor, 3 early C19 sashes of 1O + 10 lights. First
floor, 3 early c191sashes of 5 + 10 lights. Plain boarded door. Gablet
half-hip at left end of roof, full hip at right end. The front is plastered,
the sides and rear of the original house are weatherboarded. The left bay is
reported to have plain joists arranged longitudinally, now plastered. Between
this and the next bay is an open partition of heavy studs, with original sill,
some studs removed. This bay has a chamfered axial beam with lamb's tongue
stops, and plain joists of vertical section. C20 grate in large wood-burning
hearth facing to left with V-headed salt recess, the mantel beam chamfered and
mitred, with jambs of 0.33 metre brickwork. C20 grate and early C19 corner
cupboard in right bay. Clasped purlin roof with arched wind-bracing, re-using
smoke-blackened medieval rafters.
Listing NGR: TL8726720344
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Source: English Heritage
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