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Description: Walnut Cottage
Date Listed: 26 April 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118257
OS Grid Reference: TL4915714145
OS Grid Coordinates: 549157, 214145
Latitude/Longitude: 51.8061, 0.1620
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TL 41 SE SHEERING SHEERING LOWER ROAD
2/8 No 4 (Walnut Cottage)
Cottage, late C17, extended in C20. Timber-framed, plastered, roofed with
handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned E-W, with external chimney on W gable,
and internal chimney in E bay to N of ridge. C20 extensions to N and NE.
Single storey with attics. S elevation (facing Back Lane), 2 C20 casement
windows and glazed side door, 3 gabled dormers with C20 casement windows.
Pargetted with zig-zag lines and concentric circles arranged in panels.
Original floors in W and middle bays, axial beams chamfered, common joists
unchamfered with lamb's tongue stops in W bay only. Framing exposed internally
in upper W and middle rooms. Posts without jowls but with well-cut lap-dovetail
tying joints. Primary straight bracing. Tiebeam between middle and E bay
intact. Tiebeam between middle and W bay severed for an inserted doorway, but
strongly framed round door. Chisel-cut date 1711 on lintel, probably represents
the date of insertion of this doorway.
Listing NGR: TL4915714145
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Source: English Heritage
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