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Description: Elm Cottage
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118622
OS Grid Reference: TQ4373798271
OS Grid Coordinates: 543737, 198271
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6648, 0.0769
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TQ 49 NW LOUGHTON DEBDEN -GREEN,
1/3 Elm Cottage
Lobby-entrance house, C17, extended in late C19. Timber framed, weatherboarded,
roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx. N-S with central
chimney stack, forming lobby-entrance to E. Original rear wing from N end,
with external chimney stack to S. Late C19 extension in SW angle, aligned N-S,
incorporating stack above, and with main range forming twin gables to S. Lean-
to extension to N, C19 E elevation, central glazed door in gabled trellised
porch, 2 C20 casement windows on each floor. Both chimney stacks have vertical
slots between flues, a C19 treatment which is found also at other houses round
Debden Green, all formerly of the Debden Hall estate. S (garden) elevation
has carved bargeboards on both gables, and on a gabled porch, similar in style
to those at Algars, Debden Green. Heavy studding exposed in upper part of
original rear wall, now an internal partition. Axial beams to N and S of
central stack at both floors, plain-chamfered with lamb's tongue stops, joists
plastered to soffits at ground floor. Above first floor, joists removed and
ceiling rebuilt at a higher level.
Listing NGR: TQ4373798271
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Source: English Heritage
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