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Sawyers, High Laver

Description: Sawyers

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118117

OS Grid Reference: TL5299207912
OS Grid Coordinates: 552992, 207912
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7490, 0.2149

Location: High Laver, Essex CM5 0DR

Locality: High Laver
Local Authority: Epping Forest District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CM5 0DR

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Listing Text

5/35 Sawyers

- II

Cottage, late C17, extended in C18 and C19. Timber framed, roughcast rendered
with weatherboarded dado, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 2 bays aligned
approx. NE-SW, aspect SE, with axial chimney stack at SW end. Single storey
with attics. 2 storey extension to SW, early C18, later extended to NW, later
extended to SW. SE elevation, one halved boarded door, one plain C19 door,
5 C20 casement windows. First floor, one C20 casement window and one more in
gabled dormer. Roof hipped at SW end only. Some framing exposed internally.
Arched braces to tiebeams and wallplates inside studs, not trenched. Mantel
beam of original hearth plain chamfered with lamb's tongue stops. Some original
floor boards. Enclosed by the latest SW extension a former exterior wall
remains, with vernacular pargetting of a star design, an unusual survival.

Listing NGR: TL5299207912

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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