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Dowsetts, Magdalen Laver

Description: Dowsetts

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118107

OS Grid Reference: TL5114106627
OS Grid Coordinates: 551141, 206627
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7380, 0.1875

Location: Weald Bridge Road, Magdalen Laver, Essex CM16 6AT

Locality: Magdalen Laver
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM16 6AT

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Listing Text

5/37 Dowsetts

- II

Hall house, C16, extended in C17, C19 and C20. Timber framed, plastered, roof
thatched. 2 bays aligned approx. N-S, with inserted chimney stack at S end,
now mainly C20 brickwork. Floor inserted in hall and one bay added to S, C17.
Lean-to extension at rear, C19, forming a catslide roof. Lean-to extensions to
N and S, roofed with red clay pantiles, C19. C20 extension to SW. E elevation,
halved door at front of tiled gabled porch, 5 casement windows, all C20, and 2
more in gabled dormers. Some framing exposed internally. Jowled posts, central
tiebeam severed, edge-halved and bridled scarf in E wallplate, clasped pulin
roof with straight wind bracing, lightly smoke-blackened. Inserted floor
consisting of axial beam with unchamfered joists of vertical section supported
on clamps. An indenture in the possession of the owner records a bargain and
sale of the property to Richard Dowsett in 1688, the origin of the name.

Listing NGR: TL5114106627

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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