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Description: Rose Cottage
Date Listed: 29 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 118697
OS Grid Reference: TQ5028195363
OS Grid Coordinates: 550281, 195363
Latitude/Longitude: 51.6370, 0.1702
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TQ 59 NW STAPLEFORD ABBOTTB STAPLEFORD ROAD
3/13 Rose Cottage
House, late C16, altered in C18 and C20. Timber framed, plastered with some
exposed framing, roofed with handmade red clay tiles. 3 bays aligned approx.
E-W, comprising 2-bay open hall with storeyed parlour/solar end at E. Axial
chimney stack at W end, possibky original, brickwork much renewed in C20.
Chimney stack at SE comer. Lean-to extension to N of W end, forming catslide
roof, C18. Single-storey extension with flat roof to N of E end, C20. Lean-to
extension at E end, C20. Single-storey with attics. S elevation, all windows
C20 including 2 gabled dormers. Exposed framing, mostly not original, but girt
supporting joinsts of solar floor is present, raised approx. 25cm above its
original position. Framing partly exposed internally. Heavy studding in
partition between hall and parlour, original doorway at S end blocked, another
made at N end. Axial beam over parlour, plain-chamfered with step stops.
Inserted floor in hall, with axial beam of softwood plain-chamfered with die-
away stops, joists plastered to soffits, C18. Jowled posts, straight braces
inside studs, not trenched. Edge-halved and bridled scarf in N wallplate.
N wall has been raised approx. 1 metre above original wallplate, probably when N
lean-to extension was constructed, producing a roof with shallower pitch in
N slope than in S.
Listing NGR: TQ5028195363
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Source: English Heritage
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