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Description: Dutch Cottage
Date Listed: 5 February 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 116819
OS Grid Reference: TQ7745283783
OS Grid Coordinates: 577452, 183783
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5251, 0.5566
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CANVEY ISLAND CANVEY ROAD
TQ 78 SE
3/1 Dutch Cottage
Cottage, now used as a museum. Dated 1618. Octagonal timber frame, plastered
brick facing. Thatched circular pointed roof terminating in a circular chimney
stack with moulded capping. One storey and attics. Central eyebrow dormer
windows. 2 light casements with Gothic glazing, shutters to ground floor
windows. Central nailed door with 5 upper and lower vertical panels. Simple
pediment on brackets. Rear buttress. Left later single storey lean-to
extension with red tiled roof and similar door. Date 1618 over door. Canvey
Island was reclaimed early/mid C17 by the Dutch who built the sea wall. 2 of
the cottages of this period survive q.v. 3/2.
Listing NGR: TQ7745283783
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Source: English Heritage
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